Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/162327
Authors: 
Wagner, Joachim
Year of Publication: 
2017
Series/Report no.: 
University of Lüneburg Working Paper Series in Economics 370
Abstract: 
This study replicates estimation results from Jennifer Abel-Koch, Who Uses Intermediaries in International trade? Evidence from Firm-level Survey Data, published in The World Economy (2013). In this paper she uses firm-level data from Turkey. The pure replication performed here that is based on a sample that differs only marginally from the sample used in the original study is successful. In addition to the pure replication I use firm-level data for Egypt from a highly similar survey. The most important result found by Abel-Koch for Turkey - a negative relationship between firm size and the intensity of use of intermediaries in exports - is found for Egypt, too. Results for the link between other firm characteristics and indirect exports via intermediaries, however, often turn out to be different.
Subjects: 
replication study
indirect exports
Turkey
Egypt
JEL: 
F14
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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