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A disaggregated analysis of the export performance of some industrial and emerging countries

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  • Finicelli, Andrea
  • Sbracia, Massimo
  • Zaghini, Andrea

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The paper describes the evolution of export shares and quantifies the contribution of the geographical and sectoral specialization for some industrial and emerging market economies between 1985 and 2003. While the strong growth of emerging countries as world competitors has lowered the market shares of all industrial countries, the results of a constant-market-share analysis indicate that the latter have benefited from positive structural effects. Specifically, industrial countries gained from being specialized in either fast-growing sectors (high-tech) or destinations (Asia). The magnitude of these effects, however, has been quite diversified across countries.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 11000.

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Keywords: Trade shares; Competitiveness; Constant-market-share analysis;

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  1. Angela Cheptea & Lionel Fontagné & Soledad Zignago, 2012. "European Export Performance," Working Papers 170638, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, France.
  2. Angela Cheptea & Lionel Fontagné & Soledad Zignago, 2014. "European Export Performance," Post-Print, HAL hal-00975534, HAL.
  3. Gaulier, Guillaume & Santoni, Gianluca & Taglioni, Daria & Zignago, Soledad, 2013. "In the wake of the global crisis : evidence from a new quarterly database of export competitiveness," Policy Research Working Paper Series 6733, The World Bank.
  4. Angela Cheptea, 2012. "Who gains and who loses from China’s growth?," Working Papers SMART - LERECO, INRA UMR SMART 12-03, INRA UMR SMART.
  5. Fontoura, Maria P. & Crespo, Nuno, 2013. "Trade Performance of the Less Developed African Countries," MPRA Paper 49193, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Andrea Zaghini, 2006. "Commercial Specialisation in the Countries of Central-Eastern Europe," QA - Rivista dell'Associazione Rossi-Doria, Associazione Rossi Doria, Associazione Rossi Doria, issue 3, July.

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