International Productivity Gaps and the Export Status of Firms: Evidence from France and Japan

Abstract

This paper provides new evidence on the international productivity gaps; this evidence is built from large scale firm-level data from the French and Japanese manufacturing industries. Our primary finding is that international productivity gaps are sensitive to the export status of firms. We establish that the productivity gap between French and Japanese… (More)

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@inproceedings{Bellone2013InternationalPG, title={International Productivity Gaps and the Export Status of Firms: Evidence from France and Japan}, author={Flora Bellone and Patrick MUSSO and Lu{\'i}s Mota de Castro and Dae-Wook Kim and Eiichi Tomiura and Kiyohiko G. Nishimura}, year={2013} }