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Food Standards, Heterogeneous Firms and Developing Countries’ Export Performance


  • Schuster, Monica
  • Maertens, Miet


An updated version of this working paper is published as: Schuster, M., Maertens, M. (2015). The Impact of Private Food Standards on Developing Countries’ Export Performance: An Analysis of Asparagus Firms in Peru. World Development, 66, 208-221

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  • Schuster, Monica & Maertens, Miet, 2013. "Food Standards, Heterogeneous Firms and Developing Countries’ Export Performance," Working Papers 152084, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:kucawp:152084

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    Food standards; Private standards; Firm heterogeneity; New new trade theory; Export performance; Developing countries; Agribusiness; Agricultural and Food Policy; C23; F14; Q17;

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    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
    • Q17 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agriculture in International Trade

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