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Determinants of Firm-Level Domestic Sales and Exports with Spillovers: Evidence from China

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This paper studies the determinants of firm-level revenues, as a measure of the performance of firms in China's domestic and export markets. The analysis of the determinants of the aforementioned outcomes calls for a mixed linear-nonlinear econometric approach. The paper proposes specifying a system of equations, which is inspired by Basmann's work and recent theoretical work in international economics and conducts comparative static analyses regarding the role of exogenous shocks to the system to flesh out the relative importance of transmissions across outcomes.

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  • Badi H. Baltagi & Peter H. Egger & Michaela Kesina, 2017. "Determinants of Firm-Level Domestic Sales and Exports with Spillovers: Evidence from China," Center for Policy Research Working Papers 209, Center for Policy Research, Maxwell School, Syracuse University.
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    Keywords

    Spatial Econometrics; Spillovers; Panel-Data Econometrics; Nonlinear Systems; Firm- Level Sales; Chinese Firms;

    JEL classification:

    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • C31 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Cross-Sectional Models; Spatial Models; Treatment Effect Models; Quantile Regressions; Social Interaction Models
    • D24 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations - - - Production; Cost; Capital; Capital, Total Factor, and Multifactor Productivity; Capacity
    • L65 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - Chemicals; Rubber; Drugs; Biotechnology; Plastics

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