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Does exporting lead to productivity spillovers in horizontal or vertical industries? Evidence from Indonesia

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  • Prasanna Guru Sethupathy

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    (Columbia University)

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This paper investigates the presence of productivity spillovers due to exporting. In particular, it examines whether productivity gains from exporting spill over upstream (to suppliers), downstream (to customers) or horizontally (to competitors). Using plant-level data on Indonesian manufacturing sectors, we find productivity gains to downstream firms of approximately 2.5-3.5% during the period 1990-1996. We do not find the presence of spillovers upstream or horizontally.

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Paper provided by Columbia University, Department of Economics in its series Discussion Papers with number 0708-01.

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Length: 28 pages
Date of creation: 2007
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Handle: RePEc:clu:wpaper:0708-01

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  1. Paz, Lourenco, 2012. "Trade liberalization and inter-industry productivity spillovers: an analysis of the 1989-1998 Brazilian trade liberalization episode," MPRA Paper 38859, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. JaeBin Ahn & Alexander McQuoid, 2013. "Capacity Constrained Exporters: Micro Evidence and Macro Implications," Working Papers 1301, Florida International University, Department of Economics.

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