How Thick Is the Border? - ARCHIVED

Articles and reports: 11-626-X2012020


This article in the Economic Insights series examines how much crossing the border adds to the cost of moving goods by truck. It quantifies the cost of border delays, border-related compliance costs, and other costs associated with moving goods to and from Canada's main trading partner. It is based on the paper Trucking Across the Border: The Relative Cost of Cross-border and Domestic Trucking, 2004 to 2009, by William Anderson and Mark Brown.

Issue Number: 2012020
Author(s): Brown, W. Mark

Main Product: Economic Insights

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