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Access to banking finance and exporting

Roberto Álvarez and Ricardo A. López.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2014; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 6341 words.

This article uses firm-level data for the period 1995–2002 to examine whether access to finance increases the probability of exporting of Chilean manufacturing plants. We exploit...

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Are international technology gaps growing or shrinking in the age of globalization?

Thomas Kemeny.

in Journal of Economic Geography

January 2011; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies; International Trade; Economic Development. 14589 words.

This article examines changing international technology gaps over the recent period of globalization, 1972–2001, using a novel measure of technology. It evaluates each economy's technology...

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The changing pattern of foreign trade specialization in Indian manufacturing

Michele Alessandrini, Bassam Fattouh and Pasquale Scaramozzino.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

June 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Development Planning and Policy; Economywide Country Studies. 9356 words.

This paper examines the pattern of international trade specialization in Indian manufacturing since the mid-1980s by using data on trade flows. Low-technology sectors still dominate the...

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Global competition, institutional context and regional production networks: up- and downgrading experiences in Romania’s apparel industry

Leonhard Plank and Cornelia Staritz.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

November 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 9499 words.

Global competition, trade policy and national institutional context are reconfiguring the role of regional apparel suppliers. By studying the development of Romania’s apparel industry, the...

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Managing Food Security Implications of Food Price Shocks in Africa

Chris Ackello-Ogutu.

in Journal of African Economies

May 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Economic Development. 12962 words.

Until the food price alarm went off, discussions on how to reduce hunger and malnutrition in Africa took place in an environment of declining food prices with estimates indicating that real...

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