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Credit Support for Export: Evidence from the Czech Republic

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  • Karel Janda
  • Eva Michalikova
  • Jiri Skuhrovec

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This paper deals with export credit promotion in the Czech Republic. The development and structure of Czech trade and export support is presented first. This is followed by an econometric analysis of the gravity model of Czech trade. A panel of 160 countries in 1996–2008 is analyzed and two gravity models of exports for the Czech Republic are estimated, the static model by fixed effects (LSDV estimator) and the dynamic model by System GMM. Finally, robust LTS estimator is used. We show that guarantees are a significant factor that influences positively the volume of exports in the Czech Republic.

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  • Karel Janda & Eva Michalikova & Jiri Skuhrovec, 2012. "Credit Support for Export: Evidence from the Czech Republic," CERGE-EI Working Papers wp461, The Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education - Economics Institute, Prague.
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    1. Janda, Karel, 2014. "Czech Export Credit Agencies and their Market Power," MPRA Paper 54097, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Janda, Karel & Kravtsov, Oleg, 2016. "Interdependencies between Leverage and Capital Ratios in the Central and Eastern European Banks," MPRA Paper 74560, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Janda, Karel & Kravtsov, Oleg, 2017. "Micro-Level Evidences of Moral Hazard in the European Financial Institutions," MPRA Paper 77233, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    4. Predrag D. Radojevic & Darko Marjanovic & Tatjana Radovanov, 2014. "The Impact of Firms’ Characteristics on Export Barriers’ Perception: A Case of Serbian Exporters," Prague Economic Papers, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2014(4), pages 426-445.
    5. Janda, Karel & Kravtsov, Oleg, 2016. "Interdependencies between Leverage and Capital Ratios in the Banking Sector of the Czech Republic," MPRA Paper 74457, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    6. Janda, Karel & Kravtsov, Oleg, 2017. "Time-varying Effects of Public Debt on the Financial and Banking Development in the Central and Eastern Europe," MPRA Paper 77325, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    7. Tereza Fišerová & Petr Teplý & David Tripe, 2015. "The Performance of Foreign-Owned Banks in Host Country Economies," Prague Economic Papers, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2015(5), pages 538-561.

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    Keywords

    export; government promotion; gravity model; panel data;

    JEL classification:

    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade
    • G28 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Government Policy and Regulation
    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models

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