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The causal effects of exports on firm size and labor productivity: First evidence from a matching approach

Joachim Wagner ()

No 155, HWWA Discussion Papers from Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA)

Abstract: This paper uses a large plant level panel data set from Germany and a matching approach to look for causal effects of starting to export on plant performance. We find positive effects on growth of employment, labor productivity, and wages.

Keywords: Exports; causal effects; firm performance; matching approach (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D21 L60 F10 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2001
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