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Determinants of pollution: what do we really know?

Martin Gassebner, Michael J. Lamla and Jan-Egbert Sturm.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; Environmental Economics; International Relations and International Political Economy; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development. 11447 words.

The recent literature proposes many variables as significant determinants of pollution. This paper gives an overview of this literature and asks which of these factors have an empirically...

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EU harmonisation of regulations and mark-ups in the Dutch food industry

M. Vancauteren.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

February 2013; p ublished online May 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Production and Organizations; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 10487 words.

This paper studies the effect of EU harmonisation of food regulations on time-varying, firm-heterogeneous mark-ups using data on Dutch food-processing firms during 1992–2005. EU product...

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Financial constraints and R&D and exporting strategies for Spanish manufacturing firms

Juan A. Máñez, María E. Rochina-Barrachina, Juan A. Sanchis-Llopis and Óscar Vicente.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2014; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Technological Change; Research and Development; Corporate Governance. 10896 words.

We investigate the role of internal and external financial constraints in the firms’ joint decision to export and invest in R&D. We use objective measures at the firm level such as cash...

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Heterogeneous firms and homogenising standards in agri-food trade: the Polish meat case

Marie-Luise Rau and Frank van Tongeren.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; International Trade; Mathematical Methods; Programming Methods; Mathematical and Simulation Modelling; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 9723 words.

A partial equilibrium trade model with heterogeneous firms is developed and applied to the issue of compliance with the EU food standards in Polish meat production. The model parameters are...

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Quality upgrading, competition and trade policy: evidence from the agri-food sector

Daniele Curzi, Valentina Raimondi and Alessandro Olper.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 12281 words.

This paper analyses the extent to which the reduction of import tariffs as a measure of import competition affects the quality upgrading of the food products exported to the European Union...

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The role of credit constraints on firms’ exporting and importing activities

David Aristei and Chiara Franco.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables; Financial Institutions and Services; Corporate Governance. 10425 words.

This article investigates the role of credit constraints on export, import, and two-way trade activities of European manufacturing firms. Using direct financial constraints indicators and...

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