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dc.contributor.author Alvarez, Roberto
dc.contributor.author Lopez, Ricardo
dc.date.accessioned 2006-10-23T15:32:20Z
dc.date.available 2006-10-23T15:32:20Z
dc.date.issued 2006-10-23T15:32:20Z
dc.identifier.uri http://www.iub.edu/~caepr/RePEc/PDF/CAEPR2006-014.pdf en
dc.identifier.uri http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=650922 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2022/418
dc.description.abstract Several studies examine the patterns and determinants of entry and exit in manufacturing industries. Not much work exists on entry and exit in international markets. This paper uses Chilean data to analyze the determinants of entry and exit in and out of export markets. We find that entry and exit rates differ across industries; vary over time; and are positively correlated. The econometric analysis shows that within-industry heterogeneity, measured by differences in productivity or other firm characteristics, has a significant effect on plant turnover in international markets. Our findings reveal that trade costs, factor intensities, and fluctuations in the real exchange rate play a minor role explaining entry and exit. This last result is consistent with hysteresis in international markets. en
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dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.relation.ispartofseries CAEPR en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 2006-014 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 Entry en
dc.subject Exit en
dc.subject International Markets en
dc.subject Chile en
dc.subject International Trade en
dc.title Entry and Exit in International Markets: Evidence from Chilean Data en
dc.type Working Paper en


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