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The impact of export promotion institutions on trade: is it the intensive or the extensive margin?

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  • Christian Volpe Martincus
  • Jeronimo Carballo
  • Andres Gallo

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This article provides evidence on the channels through which export promotion institutions affect bilateral trade using a sample of Latin American and Caribbean countries over the period 1995 to 2004. We find that these institutions have a larger impact on the extensive margin of exports, especially in the case of trade promotion organizations.

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Article provided by Taylor & Francis Journals in its journal Applied Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 18 (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 ()
Pages: 127-132

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Handle: RePEc:taf:apeclt:v:18:y:2011:i:2:p:127-132

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Cited by:
  1. Christian Volpe Martincus & Antoni Estevadeordal & Andrés Gallo & Jessica Luna, 2010. "Information Barriers, Export Promotion Institutions, and the Extensive Margin of Trade," IDB Publications 39358, Inter-American Development Bank.
  2. Victoria Castillo & David Giuliodori & Alessandro Maffioli & Alejandro Rodríguez & Sofía Rojo & Rodolfo Stucchi, 2014. "El impacto del apoyo al cluster de TIC de la ciudad argentina de Córdoba," IDB Publications 84673, Inter-American Development Bank.
  3. Jacint Jordana & Christian Volpe Martincus & Andrés Gallo, 2010. "Export Promotion Organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Institutional Portrait," IDB Publications 39338, Inter-American Development Bank.

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