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Chinese Firms' Entry to Export Markets: The Role of Foreign Export Spillovers

Florian Mayneris and Sandra Poncet.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2015; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10550 words.

In this paper, the effect of proximity to multinational exporters on the creation of new export linkages (the extensive margin of trade) is debated. Using panel data from Chinese customs...

Endogenous transport prices and trade imbalances

Olaf Jonkeren, Erhan Demirel, Jos van Ommeren and Piet Rietveld.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2011; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Transport; International Trade; Production and Organizations; Transportation Systems; Market Structure and Pricing. 8694 words.

According to economic theory, imbalances in trade flows affect transport prices, because (some) carriers have to return without cargo from the low-demand region to the high-demand region....

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Export-market dynamics and firm-level productivity: evidence for UK tradable sectors

Richard Harris and Qian Cher Li.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2012; p ublished online August 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; International Trade; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Production and Organizations. 8587 words.

This study empirically assesses the microeconomic productivity impact associated with export-market transitions, providing the first analysis for the whole tradable economy for the UK....

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‘New’ new economic geography: firm heterogeneity and agglomeration economies

Gianmarco I. P. Ottaviano.

in Journal of Economic Geography

March 2011; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 4235 words.

For two decades new economic geography has focused on ‘macro-heterogeneity’ across locations showing how this can be endogenously generated by the microeconomic decisions of identical...

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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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Value chains, networks and clusters: reframing the global automotive industry

Timothy Sturgeon, Johannes Van Biesebroeck and Gary Gereffi.

in Journal of Economic Geography

May 2008; p ublished online April 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Manufacturing; International Trade; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 10821 words.

In this article, we apply global value chain (GVC) analysis to recent trends in the global automotive industry, with special attention paid to the case of North America. We use the three...

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