Firm Heterogeneity : do destinations of exports and origins of imports matter ?

@inproceedings{Serti2008FirmH,
  title={Firm Heterogeneity : do destinations of exports and origins of imports matter ?},
  author={Francesco Serti and Chiara Tomasi},
  year={2008}
}
How do importing activities matter in explaining firm heterogeneity? How firm performances are related to foreign markets heterogeneity? Using a rich database on Italian manufacturing firms, this essay adds new evidence on the relationship between trade status and firm characteristics. We uncover evidence supporting recent theories on firm heterogeneity and international trade, together with some new facts. First, the availability of information on import and export enables us to differentiate… CONTINUE READING
5 Citations
39 References
Similar Papers

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 39 references

Entry costs and adjustment on the extensive margins - an analysis of how familiarity breeds exports

  • M. Andersson
  • Electronic Working Paper Series 81, CESIS.
  • 2007
Highly Influential
11 Excerpts

Dissecting trade: firms, industries and export destinations

  • J. Eaton, S. Kortum, F. Kramarz
  • American Economic Review 94, 150–154.
  • 2004
Highly Influential
6 Excerpts

Moving to Central Eastern Europe: Fragmentation of production and competitiveness in the European textile and apparel industry

  • S. Baldone, F. Sdogati, L. Tajoli
  • Rivista di Politica Economica, Numero Monografico…
  • 2002
Highly Influential
5 Excerpts

Firm performance and international trade - evidence from a small open economy

  • M. Andersson, S. Johansson, H. Loof
  • Electronic Working Paper Series 99, CESIS.
  • 2007
Highly Influential
8 Excerpts

The Happy Few: the internationalisation of European firms new facts based on firm-level evidence

  • M. Mayer, G. Ottaviano
  • Working Paper Volume 3, Bruegel Blueprint Series.
  • 2007
Highly Influential
4 Excerpts

World trade flows: 1962-2000

  • R. Feenstra, E. Lipsey, Haiyan Deng, C. Alyson, M. Hengyong
  • Working Paper 11040,
  • 2005
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…