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Title:Why more West than East German firms export PDF Logo
Authors:Wagner, Joachim
Issue Date:2007
Series/Report no.:Jena economic research papers 2007,027
Abstract:Using unique new data and a recently introduced non-linear decomposition technique this paper shows that the huge difference in the propensity to export between West and East German plants is to a large part due to differences in firm size and human capital intensity.
Subjects:Exports
micro data
West Germany
East Germany
JEL:F14
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:Jena Economic Research Papers, MPI für Ökonomik

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