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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 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...

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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