A firm level study of the determinants of export performance in machinery and transport equipment industry of India
The paper seeks to analyse the determinants of export performance for large firms operating in the machinery and transpoprt equipment Industry of India. The study follows the neo-factor proportion and neo-technology approaches relevant for firm level export. The study establishes the importance of skill factors and technological collaborations in explaining the export performance of firms operating in the Indian machinery and transport equipment Industry. Skilled workers, whether they are employed for product innovation/adaptation, production engineering, or export marketing have contributed immensely to improved export performance in this industry.
|Date of creation:||21 May 2013|
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|Publication status:||Published in Indian Economic Journal 3.36(1989): pp. 36-48|
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