Potencial Exportador das Firmas Industriais Brasileiras
AbstractWe use Propensity Score Matching in a novel way to classify Brazilian industrialfirms according to their potential to export. Our four-level classification specificallyidentifies non-exporting firms which have a degree of international competitivenesssimilar to firms which export. This conclusion is drawn by comparing variousproductive and technological characteristics of these potential exporters with those ofexporting firms and observing little or no difference between the two groups. The effectsof export stimulating policies may be improved by focusing more closely onthese firms. If the potential exporters from 2000 began to export in 2001, exportvolume would increase 17% and the export base would be augmented by 64%.
Download InfoIf you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada - IPEA in its series Discussion Papers with number 1176.
Length: 33 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2006
Date of revision:
Contact details of provider:
Postal: SBS - Quadra 01 - Bloco J - Ed. BNDES, Brasília, DF - 70076-90
Web page: http://www.ipea.gov.br
More information through EDIRC
You can help add them by filling out this form.
reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.Access and download statisticsgeneral information about how to correct material in RePEc.
For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Fabio Schiavinatto).
If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.