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Financial dependence and intensive margin of trade

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  • Mélise Jaud

    (EEP-PSE - Ecole d'Économie de Paris - Paris School of Economics - Ecole d'Économie de Paris, PSE - Paris-Jourdan Sciences Economiques - CNRS : UMR8545 - École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) - École des Ponts ParisTech (ENPC) - École normale supérieure [ENS] - Paris)

  • Madina Kukenova

    (UNIL - Université de Lausanne - Université de Lausanne)

  • Martin Strieborny

    (UNIL - Université de Lausanne - Université de Lausanne)

Abstract

This paper analyze the survival of developing countries exports using the methodology developed by Rajan and Zingales (1998). An exporter faces multiple obstacles when entering new markets: imperfect information about the market, quality requirements of the importing countries, trade and marketing costs etc. Only firms with sufficient financial resources and high productivity can enter the international market. (Melitz 2003; Chaney 2005; Berman 2009). Therefore, one can expect exporters from a country with a well functioning financial markets to survive longer than exporters from a country where the financial markets are underdeveloped. In particular, we check if the exports of industries heavily dependent on external finance survive longer in foreign markets when produced in countries with developed financial system.

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Keywords: financial development ; financial dependence ; trade duration;

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  1. Tibor Besedeš, 2011. "The Role of NAFTA and Returns to Scale in Export Duration," CeFiG Working Papers 17, Center for Firms in the Global Economy, revised 01 Dec 2011.
  2. Tibor Besedeš & Thomas J. Prusa, 2013. "Antidumping and the Death of Trade," NBER Working Papers 19555, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Melise Jaud & Madina Kukenova & Martin Strieborny, 2014. "Finance, Comparative Advantage, and Resource Allocation," FIW Working Paper series 130, FIW.
  4. Wagner, Joachim, 2013. "Credit constraints and exports: A survey of empirical studies using firm level data," Working Paper Series in Economics and Institutions of Innovation 334, Royal Institute of Technology, CESIS - Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies.
  5. Melise Jaud & Madina Kukenova & Martin Strieborny, 2014. "Financial Development and Sustainable Exports: Evidence from Firm-Product Data," CESifo Working Paper Series 4660, CESifo Group Munich.
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  9. Chai Feng Xia, 2013. "Chinese Photovoltaic Enterprise Strategic Adjustment In Romania," Internal Auditing and Risk Management, Athenaeum University of Bucharest, vol. 3(31), pages 39-53, September.
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  11. Tibor Besedes & Thomas J. Prusa, 2007. "The Role of Extensive and Intensive Margins and Export Growth," NBER Working Papers 13628, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  12. Alessandro Nicita & Miho Shirotori & Bolormaa Tumurchudur Klok, 2013. "Survival Analysis Of The Exports Of Least Developed Countries: The Role Of Comparative Advantage," UNCTAD Blue Series Papers 54, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

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