The causal effects of exports on firm size and labor productivity: first evidence from a matching approach
AbstractThis paper uses a large plant level panel data set from Germany and a matching approach to look for causal effects of starting to export on plant performance. We find positive effects on growth of employment, labor productivity, and wages. -- Dieses Diskussionspapier untersucht, welche Effekte der Exportstart auf die Performance von Betrieben hat. Es legt einen Matching-Ansatz zugrunde. Datenbasis ist ein groÃes deutsches Betriebspanel. Es werden positive Auswirkungen des Exportstarts auf BeschÃ¤ftigung, ArbeitsproduktivitÃ¤t und LÃ¶hne nachgewiesen.
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Volume (Year): 77 (2002)
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- Wagner, Joachim, 2001. "The causal effects of exports on firm size and labor productivity: First evidence from a matching approach," HWWA Discussion Papers 155, Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA).
- D21 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Firm Behavior: Theory
- L60 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - General
- F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
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