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The Growing Export Performance of Transition Economies: EU Market Access versus Supply Capacity Factors

  • Jože P. Damijan


    (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration, Austria; Institute of Economic Research, Ljubljana, Slovenia)

  • Matija Rojec


    (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development, Ljubljana, Slovenia)

  • Maja Ferjančič


    (Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development, Ljubljana, Slovenia)

The paper examines the reasons for the remarkable growth of transition economies’ export performance. We distinguish between foreign/EU market access and internal supply capacity factors. EU market access has been of great importance, while among supply capacity factors, stable institutional setup, structural reforms, and targeted FDI are in the forefront.

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Article provided by Savez ekonomista Vojvodine, Novi Sad, Serbia in its journal Panoeconomicus.

Volume (Year): 58 (2011)
Issue (Month): 4 (December)
Pages: 489-509

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Handle: RePEc:voj:journl:v:58:y:2011:i:3:p:489-509
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