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Effects of Regional Trade Agreements on Trade in Agrifood Products: Evidence from Gravity Modeling Using Disaggregated Data

Sampath Jayasinghe and Rakhal Sarker.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 10177 words.

The recent proliferation of regional trade agreements (RTAs) has intensified the debate on their merits. This study contributes to this debate by analyzing trade creation and diversion...

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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...

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...

Global productivity distribution and trade liberalisation: evidence from processed food industries

Jun Ruan and Munisamy Gopinath.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

December 2008; p ublished online December 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Technological Change; Research and Development. 7386 words.

In this study, we test the hypothesis that an industry's average productivity increases with liberalised trade in the context of processed food industries. Furthermore, we examine the...

Heterogeneous Technology Diffusion and Ricardian Trade Patterns

William R Kerr.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online April 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; International Factor Movements and International Business; Particular Labour Markets; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economywide Country Studies. 10608 words.

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Migration and trade are often linked through ethnic networks boosting bilateral trade. This study uses migration to quantify the importance of...

Import competition, dynamic resource allocation and productivity dispersion: micro-level evidence from China

Sai Ding, Wei Jiang and Puyang Sun.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Production and Organizations; Economic Development. 10121 words.

Can trade liberalization shape sector dynamics by inducing reallocation of resources towards more efficient use? This paper explores whether and how import competition affects productivity...

Prices, Plant Size, and Product Quality

Maurice Kugler and Eric Verhoogen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 16881 words.

Drawing on uncommonly rich and representative data from the Colombian manufacturing census, this paper documents new empirical relationships between input prices, output prices, and plant...

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‘Proactive fast-tracking’ diffusion of supermarkets in developing countries: implications for market institutions and trade

Thomas Reardon, Spencer Henson and Julio Berdegué.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 16853 words.

Supermarkets have spread extremely rapidly in developing countries after the ‘take-off’ in the early to mid-1990s. Former analyses of supermarket diffusion have not adequately explained the...

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Producer Benefits from Input Market and Trade Liberalization: The Case of Fertilizer in China

Fangbin Qiao, Bryan Lohmar, Jikun Huang, Scott Rozelle and Linxiu Zhang.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

December 2003; p ublished online December 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Economic Development; International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise; Socialist Institutions and their Transitions. 3018 words.

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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...

R&D, product innovation, and exporting: evidence from UK new technology based firms

Panagiotis Ganotakis and James H. Love.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10873 words.

We examine the relationship between R&D, product innovation, and exporting for a sample of new technology based firms (NTBFs) in the UK. Allowance is made for selection bias and for...

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Tourism and the 2010 World Cup: Lessons for Developing Countries

Thomas Peeters, Victor Matheson and Stefan Szymanski.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Services; Economic Development. 10265 words.

Over recent years the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) nations have secured the right to host several major international sporting events. Growth in tourism from...

Trade Induced Technical Change? The Impact of Chinese Imports on Innovation, IT and Productivity

Nicholas Bloom, Mirko Draca and John Van Reenen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Manufacturing. 17128 words.

We examine the impact of Chinese import competition on broad measures of technical change—patenting, IT, and TFP—using new panel data across twelve European countries from 1996 to 2007. In...

Using design for upgrading in the fashion industry

Patrik Aspers.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2010; p ublished online July 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Technological Change; Research and Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 10013 words.

The purpose of the article is to analyze upgrading by looking at the design of fashion garments. To that end, I use the theoretical concept of contextual knowledge to understand the...

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Welfare Effects of Technological Convergence in Processed Food Industries

Jun Ruan, Munisamy Gopinath and Steven Buccola.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

May 2008; p ublished online May 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; International Trade; Manufacturing; Agricultural Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 8699 words.

We develop a monopolistic competition model to investigate effects of international technological convergence on factor rewards, output composition, and welfare. Comparative static analysis...

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