Do Exports Generate Higher Productivity ?

  • Jan De Loecker
  • Published 2005


I use matched sampling techniques to analyze whether firms that start exporting become more productive, controlling for the self selection into export markets. To this end, I use micro data of Slovenian manufacturing firms operating in the period 1994-2000. Simple OLS regressions establish a strong correlation between various productivity measures and… (More)


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@inproceedings{Loecker2005DoEG, title={Do Exports Generate Higher Productivity ?}, author={Jan De Loecker}, year={2005} }