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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...

Antidumping, Retaliation Threats, and Export Prices

Veysel Avsar.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2013; p ublished online April 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 5412 words.

Utilizing four-dimensional (firm-product-destination-year) Brazilian firm-level export data, we show that antidumping (AD) duties result in a significant and dramatic increase in the unit...

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...

China and the Manufacturing Terms-of-Trade of African Exporters

Nelson B. Villoria.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies. 12785 words.

China's export expansion is commonly associated with lower global manufacturing prices. For most countries, lower prices heighten global competition but also allow importing a cheaper and...

Deep Integration in Eastern and Southern Africa: What are the Stakes?

Edward J. Balistreri, David G. Tarr and Hidemichi Yonezawa.

in Journal of African Economies

November 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; International Relations and International Political Economy. 14335 words.

Evidence indicates that trade costs are a much more substantial barrier to trade than tariffs, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. We decompose trade costs into (a) trade facilitation; (b)...

Do Unions Matter? Trade Reform and Manufacturing Wages in South Africa

Riham Shendy.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2010; p ublished online August 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies. 12214 words.

The effect of nominal tariff cuts on industry wage differentials has been the subject of a number of recent empirical studies. In this paper we investigate the latter relationship with...

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...

Globalization, wage shares and income distribution in Turkey

Cem Oyvat.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

March 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; Microeconomics. 7286 words.

Globalization is often observed to result in greater labour flexibility and decreased labour bargaining power; thus, imposing a downward pressure on wages, especially in the sectors...

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Growth spillovers and market access in Africa

Alexander J Moore.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2018; p ublished online October 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economywide Country Studies. 7584 words.

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How much do countries in Africa benefit from their neighbours’ growth? This paper shows that neighbouring growth increases a country’s ‘foreign market...

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...

The Impact of Regional and Sectoral Productivity Changes on the U.S. Economy

Lorenzo Caliendo, Fernando Parro, Esteban Rossi-Hansberg and Pierre-Daniel Sarte.

in The Review of Economic Studies

October 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Economywide Country Studies; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics. 28295 words.

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We study the impact of intersectoral and interregional trade linkages in propagating disaggregated productivity changes to the rest of the economy....

An Impact Study of the Economic Partnership Agreements in the Six ACP Regions

Lionel Fontagné, David Laborde and Cristina Mitaritonna.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2011; p ublished online November 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies. 11488 words.

This article provides a detailed analysis of the trade-related aspects of economic partnership agreement (EPA) negotiations for the six Africa–Caribbean–Pacific (ACP) negotiation groups...

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...

Poverty, Welfare and Income Distribution Implications of Reducing Trade Costs Through Deep Integration in Eastern and Southern Africa

Edward J Balistreri, Maryla Maliszewska, Israel Osorio-Rodarte, David G Tarr and Hidemichi Yonezawa.

in Journal of African Economies

March 2018; p ublished online September 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; International Relations and International Political Economy. 12214 words.

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We examine regional and unilateral policies to reduce three kinds of trade costs in Eastern and Southern Africa. Our article is the first...

Road Network Upgrading and Overland Trade Expansion in Sub-Saharan Africa

Piet Buys, Uwe Deichmann and David Wheeler.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2010; p ublished online March 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies. 9736 words.

Recent research suggests that poor economic integration and isolation from regional and international markets have contributed significantly to poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa. Poor transport...

Trade and Colonial Status

José de Sousa and Julie Lochard.

in Journal of African Economies

June 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies; International Relations and International Political Economy. 9547 words.

Does colonisation explain differences in trade performance across developing countries? In this paper, we analyse the differential impact of British versus French colonial legacies on the...

What Constrains Africa's Exports?

Caroline Freund and Nadia Rocha.

in The World Bank Economic Review

October 2011; p ublished online May 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economywide Country Studies. 9488 words.

Africa's share of global exports has dropped by 50 percent over the last three decades. To stem this decline, aid for trade to the region has increased rapidly in recent years. Assistance...