On the microstructure of the German export boom: Evidence from establishment panel data, 1995-2002

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On the microstructure of the German export boom: Evidence from establishment panel data, 1995-2002. / Wagner, J.

in: Review of World Economics, Jahrgang 140, Nr. 3, 2004, S. 496-509.

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title = "On the microstructure of the German export boom: Evidence from establishment panel data, 1995-2002",
abstract = "This paper uses an unbalanced panel data set for exporting firms from manufacturing industries in one German federal state, Lower Saxony, to investigate the microstructure of the recent export boom. Looking at data for 1995/96-2001/02 it is demonstrated that a considerable number of plants start and stop exporting in each year, but that most of the export dynamics is due to positive and negative changes of exports in plants that continue exporting. A small fraction made of 4-5 percent of all exporting plants is responsible for around 70 to 80 percent of the gross increase in exports. Firms with expanding and contracting exports are found simultaneously in all broad sectors, technology classes and firm size classes. Patterns, of export behavior differ widely between the plants over the periods investigated.",
keywords = "Economics, Niedersachsen , Export , Betriebsstatistik ",
author = "J Wagner",
year = "2004",
doi = "10.1007/BF02665986",
language = "English",
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pages = "496--509",
journal = "Review of World Economics",
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