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Currency unions and trade: The special case of EMU
In this paper, the impact of the adoption of the euro on the commercial transactions of EMU countries is investigated. It seeks to disentangle the effects of eliminating exchange rate volatility —Expand
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The Impact of the Euro on Trade: The (Early) Effect Is Not so Large. ENEPRI Working Paper No. 17, February 2003
We investigate the impact of the euro adoption on commercial transactions of EMU countries. We refer to the abundant gravity-model literature about the effect of Currency Unions on trade originatedExpand
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Specializzazione settoriale e qualità dei prodotti: misure della pressione competitiva dell'industria italiana
The paper analyses the sectoral pattern of Italian manufacturing exports, as compared to the export pattern of its main competitors in the Oecd market. The analysis is carried out at the four-digitExpand
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Pricing to market of Italian exporting firms
This article investigates the pricing-to-market (PTM) behaviour of Italian exporting firms, using quarterly survey data by sector and by region over the period 1999q1 to 2005q2. A partial equilibriumExpand
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The Euro adoption’s impact on extensive and intensive margins of trade: the Italian case
The recent theoretical literature has focused on the importance of extensive and intensive margins of trade in the case of the Euro adoption. But few works have investigated the effects of the euroExpand
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Export, Productivity and Product Switching: The Case of Italian Manufacturing Firms
During the first half of the current decade, with rising competitive pressures, Italian manufacturing firms were forced to undertake a process of restructuring which had positive repercussions onExpand
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Regional specialization and shocks in Europe: Some evidence from regional data
Regional Specialization and Shocks in Europe: Some Evidence from Regional Data. —The authors address the issue of the European Monetary Union (EMU), focusing on a comparison between EC countries andExpand
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Firm heterogeneity and regional business cycles differentials
We analyze the effect of firm heterogeneity on regional business cycle differentials. Using monthly firm-level data for Italy and estimating discrete-response models, we document sizeable andExpand
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Monitoring Italy 2007
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