Changing export status and firm performance: evidence from UK small firms

@inproceedings{Silvente2005ChangingES,
  title={Changing export status and firm performance: evidence from UK small firms},
  author={Francisco Requena Silvente},
  year={2005}
}
The export premium is measured for a sample of 1940 small-sized UK manufacturing firms over the period 1994-2000 by evaluating the performance of entrants versus exiters in the foreign markets. It is found that new exporters witnessed a substantial increase in their employment, wages, sales and productivity growth rates compared to non-exporters. On average the estimated export premium coefficient varied from 5% in productivity to 1% in wages. Companies that interrupt the exporting activity… CONTINUE READING