Technology, Exports and Firm Efficiency in Taiwanese Manufacturing
AbstractUsing firm-level data from the 1986 Census of Manufactures of Taiwan, the authors examine the links between technical efficiency and firm investmetns in technology and exports. Stochastic frontier techniques are used to estimate the technical efficiency of firms by investments in technology as well as by export orientation.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Pennsylvania State - Department of Economics in its series Papers with number 2.
Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: 1998
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TECHNOLOGY ; ENTERPRISES ; EFFICIENCY ; MANUFACTURES ; TAIWAN ; EXPORTS;
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