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Table 8 STERGM features’ significances

From: Analysis of the global trade network using exponential random graph models

Configuration Formation significance Dissolution significance
Edges *** ***
Mutual *** ***
Triangle ***  
GDP (Current US$) nodecov *** ***
GDP (Current US$) absdiff *** ***
Inflation, consumer prices nodecov *** ***
Inflation, consumer prices absdiff *** **
GDP growth nodecov ***  
GDP growth absdiff   
Is landlocked nodematch *** **
Official language nodematch *** *
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing, value added (% of GDP) nodecov   ***
Agriculture, forestry, and fishing, value added (% of GDP) absdiff ** ***
Industry (including construction), value added (% of GDP) nodecov ***  
Industry (including construction), value added (% of GDP) absdiff *  
Merchandise trade (% of GDP) nodecov   ***
Merchandise trade (% of GDP) absdiff   
Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100) nodecov *** *
Net barter terms of trade index (2000 = 100) absdiff **  
Foreign direct investment, net inflows nodecov ***  
Foreign direct investment, net inflows absdiff   
  1. \(p<0.1\).; \(p<0.05\)*; \(p<0.01\)**; \(p<0.001\)***