The Determinants of Export Performance : Panel Data Evidence for Irish Manufacturing Plants December 2001

@inproceedings{Roper2001TheDO,
  title={The Determinants of Export Performance : Panel Data Evidence for Irish Manufacturing Plants December 2001},
  author={Stephen Roper and James H. Love},
  year={2001}
}
The dramatic GDP and export growth of the Republic of Ireland over the last decade forms a marked contrast with that of its nearest neighbour Northern Ireland. In the Republic of Ireland, export volume growth averaged 15.5 per cent pa from 1991-99 compared to 6.3 per cent from Northern Ireland. Using data on individual manufacturing plants throughout Ireland this paper considers the determinants of export performance in the two areas. Larger, externally-owned plants with higher skill levels are… CONTINUE READING

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