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Foreign ownership and export propensity: the slovenian experience


  • Matija Rojec
  • Jože P. Damijan
  • Boris Majcen


This paper discusses the determinants of export propensity of foreign firms in the Slovenian manufacturing sector relative to domestic firms. Using panel framework we show that superior export propensity of foreign firms is significant due to the foreign ownership and that differences in fundamental operational characteristics between domestic and foreign firms significantly affect their export propensity.

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  • Matija Rojec & Jože P. Damijan & Boris Majcen, 2002. "Foreign ownership and export propensity: the slovenian experience," Prague Economic Papers, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2002(4).
  • Handle: RePEc:prg:jnlpep:v:2002:y:2002:i:4:id:201

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    1. Damijan, Joze P. & Knell, Mark & Majcen, Boris & Rojec, Matija, 2003. "The role of FDI, R&D accumulation and trade in transferring technology to transition countries: evidence from firm panel data for eight transition countries," Economic Systems, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 189-204, June.


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