Export patterns: Typology development and application to Estonian data

@inproceedings{Vissak2015ExportPT,
  title={Export patterns: Typology development and application to Estonian data},
  author={Tiia Vissak and Jaan Masso},
  year={2015}
}
As exporting is the most common internationalization form, previous studies have tried categorizing export patterns but without using a full population of a particular country's firms for finding out how often every pattern occurs. We aim to develop a typology of 13 main export patterns and 11 sub-patterns and identify the frequency of each export pattern using detailed firm- and market-level export data for the population of Estonian firms. We conclude that 69% of Estonian exporters (excluding… CONTINUE READING