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Declining export prices due to increased competition from NIC: Evidence from Germany and the CEEC

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In this paper the export demand and supply of German manufacturing industry is estimated for the period 1993:1 through 2005:4. The Johansen (1991, 1994) procedure is applied to estimate the long-run relationship in a VECM. Special attention is pointed on the development of the German export price being exposed to the competitive environment of fast growing countries like Hungary, the Czech Republic and Poland. Since they offer similar high-technology products on international export markets and are gaining market share Germanys export price suffers downward pressure.

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  • Gundel, Sebastian, 2007. "Declining export prices due to increased competition from NIC: Evidence from Germany and the CEEC," Center for European, Governance and Economic Development Research Discussion Papers 63, University of Goettingen, Department of Economics.
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    Keywords

    manufactured exports; new competition; cointegration; VECM;

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    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • F10 - International Economics - - Trade - - - General
    • F14 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Empirical Studies of Trade

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