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Table 2 Information of variables implemented in the model.

From: The role of institutional quality in the international trade of a Latin American country: evidence from Colombian export performance

Variable Description Update date Source Expected sign
XColj Exports from Colombia to its partners in constant USD June 19, 2020 World Integrated Trade Solution  
LogDISTColj Log Distance in kilometres between country i to country j March 30, 2019 CEPII
CONTIGColj Common physical border between country i and country j March 30, 2019 CEPII  + 
COMLANGColj Origin and destination share a common legal language that is spoken by at least 9% of the population of both countries March 30, 2019 CEPII  + 
LogGDPj Log Gross domestic product of destination country in constant USD July 30, 2019 World Bank Data  + 
LogLABCOMPCol Log labour competitiveness of origin August 1, 2020 Calculated by authors with data from the United Nations  + 
WTOj Colombian partner is a member of the WTO March 30, 2019 CEPII  + 
OECDj Colombian partner is a member of the OECD June 30, 2020 OECD  + 
FTAColj Origin and destination country with Trade Agreement in force May 8, 2019 WTO  + 
Control of corruptionCol Colombian control of corruption: estimate June 30, 2020 World Bank Data  + 
Control of corruptionj Colombian partner’s control of corruption: Estimate June 30, 2020 World Bank Data  + 
Government effectivenessCol Colombian government’s effectiveness: estimate June 30, 2020 World Bank Data  + 
Government effectivenessj Colombian partner’s government’s effectiveness: estimate June 30, 2020 World Bank Data  + 
Political stabilityCol Colombian political stability: estimate June 30, 2020 World Bank Data  + 
Political stabilityj Colombian partner’s political stability: estimate June 30, 2020 World Bank Data  + 
Regulatory qualityCol Colombian regulatory quality: estimate June 30, 2020 World Bank Data  + 
Regulatory qualityj Colombian partner’s regulatory quality: estimate June 30, 2020 World Bank Data  + 
Rule of lawCol Colombian rule of law: estimate June 30, 2020 World Bank Data  + 
Rule of lawj Colombian partner’s rule of law: estimate June 30, 2020 World Bank Data  + 
Voice and accountabilityCol Colombian voice and accountability: estimate June 30, 2020 World Bank Data  + 
Voice and accountabilityj Colombian partner’s voice and accountability: estimate June 30, 2020 World Bank Data  +