Are newly exporting firms more innovative? Findings from matched Spanish innovators
Aoife Hanley and
Joaquín Monreal Pérez
Economics Letters, 2012, vol. 116, issue 2, 217-220
The prevalence of Internet-based sales was highlighted by the World Bank (Ferro, 2011) associating state-of-art technology with exporters. We use propensity score kernel matching with difference-in-differences to reveal export selection and evidence of ‘technology upgrading’ through higher exporter innovation rates.
Keywords: Exporting; Innovation; Propensity-score matching; Technology-upgrading (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: F14 F23 O3 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
References: View references in EconPapers View complete reference list from CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (5) Track citations by RSS feed
Downloads: (external link)
Full text for ScienceDirect subscribers only
Working Paper: Are newly exporting firms more innovative? Findings from matched Spanish innovators (2011)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:116:y:2012:i:2:p:217-220
Access Statistics for this article
Economics Letters is currently edited by Economics Letters Editorial Office
More articles in Economics Letters from Elsevier
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Dana Niculescu ().