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The Impact of Export Promotion Institutions on Trade: Is It the Intensive or the Extensive Margin?

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  • Volpe Martincus, Christian
  • Carballo, Jerónimo
  • Gallo, Andrés

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This paper 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 1995-2004. 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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  • Volpe Martincus, Christian & Carballo, Jerónimo & Gallo, Andrés, 2010. "The Impact of Export Promotion Institutions on Trade: Is It the Intensive or the Extensive Margin?," IDB Publications (Working Papers) 3191, Inter-American Development Bank.
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    Export Promotion; Trade Margins;

    JEL classification:

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

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