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Cross-border and Foreign Affiliate Sales of Services: Evidence from German Microdata

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  • Markus Kelle
  • Jörn Kleinert
  • Horst Raff
  • Farid Toubal

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We merge German balance-of-payments and foreign-affiliate-trade statistics to obtain data about trade in commercial services at the firm level. We use these data to study export market participation and the choice of export mode: cross-border versus foreign affiliate sales. We find that for firms in our sample productivity is both a statistically significant and economically important determinant of the export participation and export mode choice. We also identify the role of industry- and country-specific determinants

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Volume (Year): 36 (2013)
Issue (Month): 11 (November)
Pages: 1373-1392

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  1. Stefano Federico & Enrico Tosti, 2012. "Exporters and importers of services: firm-level evidence on Italy," Temi di discussione (Economic working papers), Bank of Italy, Economic Research and International Relations Area 877, Bank of Italy, Economic Research and International Relations Area.
  2. Dincer, Nergiz & Tekin-Koru, Ayca, 2014. "A League of Their Own: Services Exporters within Goods Exporters," MPRA Paper 53294, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Markus Kelle, 2012. "Crossing Industry Borders: German Manufacturers as Services Exporters," wiiw Working Papers, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, wiiw 92, The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies, wiiw.
  4. Vogel , Alexander & Wagner, Joachim, 2012. "Innovation and Exports of German Business Services Enterprises: First evidence from a new type of firm data," Working Paper Series in Economics and Institutions of Innovation, Royal Institute of Technology, CESIS - Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies 285, Royal Institute of Technology, CESIS - Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies.
  5. Biewen, Elena & Harsch, Daniela & Spies, Julia, 2012. "The determinants of service imports: The role of cost pressure and financial constraints," Discussion Papers 31/2012, Deutsche Bundesbank, Research Centre.
  6. Markus Kelle, 2012. "Crossing Industrial Borders: German Manufacturers as Services Exporters," Development Working Papers, Centro Studi Luca d\'Agliano, University of Milano 329, Centro Studi Luca d\'Agliano, University of Milano, revised 27 Mar 2012.

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