Financial reforms, product differentiation, and trade
AbstractWe hypothesize that exports of differentiated products, which entail greater upfront costs, increase more as financial reforms take place. We find strong and robust empirical support of this hypothesis with a comprehensive set of measures of reforms encompassing the banking sector, interest rates, equity and international capital markets.
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Volume (Year): 123 (2014)
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Product differentiation; Exporter–time fixed effects; Exporter–industry fixed effects; Exports;
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- F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
- F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
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