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The variation of export prices across and within firms

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  • Juan de Lucio

    (Universidad Nebrija)

  • Raúl Mínguez

    (Universidad Nebrija)

  • Asier Minondo

    (University of Deusto
    Research affiliate of Instituto Complutense de Estudios Internacionales)

  • Francisco Requena

    (University of Valencia)

Abstract

This paper uses transaction-level trade data to analyze the differences in export prices across and within Spanish firms exporting manufactures in the 2010–2014 period. The transactional nature of the database uncovers sizable differences in the price that an exporter charges for the same product and destination. These differences are related with the number of goods covered within each product category, the exported quantity per transaction and the number of transactions carried out by firms.

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  • Juan de Lucio & Raúl Mínguez & Asier Minondo & Francisco Requena, 2018. "The variation of export prices across and within firms," Review of World Economics (Weltwirtschaftliches Archiv), Springer;Institut für Weltwirtschaft (Kiel Institute for the World Economy), vol. 154(2), pages 327-346, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:weltar:v:154:y:2018:i:2:d:10.1007_s10290-018-0311-y
    DOI: 10.1007/s10290-018-0311-y
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    Keywords

    Export prices; Firm-level transaction data; Heterogeneous firms; Quality; Spain;
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    JEL classification:

    • F1 - International Economics - - Trade
    • F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business

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