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The impact of export promotion institutions on trade: is it the intensive or the extensive margin?

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  • Christian Volpe Martincus
  • Jeronimo Carballo
  • Andres Gallo

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This article provides evidence on the channels through which export promotion institutions affect bilateral trade using a sample of Latin American and Caribbean countries over the period 1995 to 2004. We find that these institutions have a larger impact on the extensive margin of exports, especially in the case of trade promotion organizations.

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  • Christian Volpe Martincus & Jeronimo Carballo & Andres Gallo, 2011. "The impact of export promotion institutions on trade: is it the intensive or the extensive margin?," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 18(2), pages 127-132.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:apeclt:v:18:y:2011:i:2:p:127-132 DOI: 10.1080/13504850903508283
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    1. Boneu, Franco & Giuliodori, David & Maffioli, Alessandro & Rodríguez, Alejandro & Stucchi, Rodolfo, 2014. "The spillover effects of the ICT cluster support in Córdoba," MPRA Paper 60307, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Christian Volpe Martincus & Antoni Estevadeordal & Andrés Gallo & Jessica Luna, 2010. "Information Barriers, Export Promotion Institutions, and the Extensive Margin of Trade," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 3185, Inter-American Development Bank.
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    4. Jacint Jordana & Christian Volpe Martincus & Andrés Gallo, 2010. "Export Promotion Organizations in Latin America and the Caribbean: An Institutional Portrait," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 3183, Inter-American Development Bank.
    5. Victoria Castillo & David Giuliodori & Alessandro Maffioli & Alejandro Rodríguez & Sofía Rojo & Rodolfo Stucchi, 2014. "El impacto del apoyo al cluster de TIC de la ciudad argentina de Córdoba," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 84673, Inter-American Development Bank.

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    JEL classification:

    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations
    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models

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