Foreign Plants and Industry Productivity: Evidence from Chile
AbstractThis paper presents new evidence on foreign plants and their effects on a host industry. I test the predictions of a Melitz-type model using a panel of domestic and foreign plants in the Chilean manufacturing sector. Foreign ownership is a strong predictor of plant productivity and size advantages. Moreover, productivity gains for a domestic incumbent are positively associated with foreign plants' presence in the same industry and region. I also find a positive correlation between foreign entry and exit of less productive domestic plants, but inconclusive evidence on the effects on productivity of new domestic plants. Copyright The editors of the "Scandinavian Journal of Economics" 2009 .
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
As the access to this document is restricted, you may want to look for a different version under "Related research" (further below) or search for a different version of it.
Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Wiley Blackwell in its journal Scandinavian Journal of Economics.
Volume (Year): 111 (2009)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Contact details of provider:
Web page: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1467-9442
You can help add them by filling out this form.
CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
- Merino, Fernando, 2012. "Firms' internationalization and productivity growth," Research in Economics, Elsevier, vol. 66(4), pages 349-354.
- Damijan, Jože P. & Rojec, Matija & Majcen, Boris & Knell, Mark, 2013.
"Impact of firm heterogeneity on direct and spillover effects of FDI: Micro-evidence from ten transition countries,"
Journal of Comparative Economics,
Elsevier, vol. 41(3), pages 895-922.
- Joze P. Damijan & Matija Rojec & Boris Majcen & Mark Knell, 2008. "Impact of Firm Heterogeneity on Direct and Spillover Effects of FDI: Micro Evidence from Ten Transition Countries," LICOS Discussion Papers 21808, LICOS - Centre for Institutions and Economic Performance, KU Leuven.
- Guadalupe, Maria & Kuzmina, Olga & Thomas, Catherine, 2010.
"Innovation and Foreign Ownership,"
CEPR Discussion Papers
8141, C.E.P.R. Discussion Papers.
- Laura Alfaro & Maggie X. Chen, 2012. "Market Reallocation and Knowledge Spillover: The Gains from Multinational Production," Harvard Business School Working Papers 12-111, Harvard Business School, revised Jun 2013.
- Martin Kliem & Alexander Kriwoluzky, 2013.
"Online Appendix to "Toward a Taylor Rule for Fiscal Policy","
12-15, Review of Economic Dynamics.
- Joel Rodrigue, 2014.
"Multinational Production, Exports and Aggregate Productivity,"
Review of Economic Dynamics,
Elsevier for the Society for Economic Dynamics, vol. 17(2), April.
- Joel Rodrigue, 2013. "Online Appendix to "Multinational Production, Exports and Aggregate Productivity"," Technical Appendices 12-23, Review of Economic Dynamics.
- Joel Rodrigue, 2013. "Code files for "Multinational Production, Exports and Aggregate Productivity"," Computer Codes 12-23, Review of Economic Dynamics.
- Natalia Ramondo, 2006. "Size, Geography, and Multinational Production," 2006 Meeting Papers 472, Society for Economic Dynamics.
- Kliem, Martin & Kriwoluzky, Alexander, 2010.
"Toward a Taylor rule for fiscal policy,"
Discussion Paper Series 1: Economic Studies
2010,26, Deutsche Bundesbank, Research Centre.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Wiley-Blackwell Digital Licensing) or (Christopher F. Baum).
If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.
If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.
If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.
Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.