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dc.contributor.author Alvarez, Roberto
dc.contributor.author Lopez, Ricardo
dc.date.accessioned 2006-10-23T15:25:48Z
dc.date.available 2006-10-23T15:25:48Z
dc.date.issued 2006-10-23T15:25:48Z
dc.identifier.uri http://www.iub.edu/~caepr/RePEc/PDF/CAEPR2006-012.pdf en
dc.identifier.uri http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=749367 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2022/417
dc.description.abstract This paper investigates whether exporting generates positive productivity spillover effects on other plants operating in the same industry and whether exporting affects productivity of plants in vertically related industries. Using plant-level data from Chile we find that exporters improve productivity of their local suppliers but not of plants that purchase intermediate inputs from them. We also find evidence of horizontal spillovers from exporting. Exporting by foreign-owned plants generates positive spillovers in all directions: to their suppliers, customers, and to other plants in the same industry. Domestic exporters increase productivity of their suppliers and, to a lesser extent, that of plants in the same sector. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.relation.ispartofseries CAEPR en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 2006-012 en
dc.relation.isversionof This paper can also be found on RePEc and SSRN. en
dc.subject CAEPR en
dc.subject Center for Applied Economics and Policy Research en
dc.subject International Trade en
dc.subject exporting en
dc.subject spillovers en
dc.subject productivity en
dc.subject vertical linkages en
dc.subject Chile en
dc.title Is Exporting a Source of Productivity Spillovers? en
dc.type Working Paper en


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