Besedes, Tibor (2010): Export Differentiation in Transition Economies.
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I investigate changes in the structure of trade of seventeen transition economies between 1996 and 2006, focusing on differences across three types of products -- homogeneous goods, reference priced goods, and differentiated products. I examine shares of exports of each type of good, intensive and extensive margins, and the hazard of exporting. While there are cross-country differences in the distribution of export shares and in intensive and extensive margins, largest differences exist in the hazard of exporting. There are significant differences in the hazard both across countries and time.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Export Differentiation in Transition Economies|
|Keywords:||export differentiation, product types, hazard of exporting, intensive margin, extensive margin|
|Subjects:||F - International Economics > F1 - Trade > F14 - Empirical Studies of Trade|
|Depositing User:||Tibor Besedes|
|Date Deposited:||04. Nov 2010 09:23|
|Last Modified:||15. Feb 2013 19:33|
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