The Role of Extensive and Intensive Margins and Export Growth I

@inproceedings{Besede2010TheRO,
  title={The Role of Extensive and Intensive Margins and Export Growth I},
  author={Tibor Besede{\vs} and Thomas J. Prusa},
  year={2010}
}
We investigate and compare countries’ export growth based on their performance at the extensive and intensive export margins. Our empirical approach is motivated by an extension to the Melitz (2003) model of heterogeneous firms in which exporters are subject to a one-time sunk cost and also a per-period fixed cost. With imperfect information a firm may enter export markets but shortly exit when it learns its per-period fixed costs. We apply this insight to disaggregated export data and confirm… CONTINUE READING
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