Product quality, productive efficiency, and international technology diffusion: evidence from plant-level panel data
Aart Kraay, Isidro Soloaga, James R. Tybout, World Bank. Development Research Group. Macroeconomics and Growth, World Bank. Development Research Group. Trade
World Bank, Development Research Group, Macroeconomics and Growth, and, Trade., 2002 - Business & Economics - 39 pages
In Colombia, Mexico, and Morocco, firms' past exposure to foreign knowledge through exports, imported imputs, and foreign direct investment does not help to predict current product quality or productive efficiency.
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activity bundles activity choices Average Marginal Cost Average Quality bundle of activities cn cm CN CN coefficients Colombia composite imported correlation d d d d d d demand parameters demand system domestic econometric empirical exchange rate exports and FDI Finally firms foreign direct investment foreign knowledge foreign technologies Granger causality homothetic imported intermediates initial capital stocks initial conditions problem intermediate inputs international activities international technology diffusion Lagged Export lagged marginal cost logit market shares Moroccan null hypothesis Nyairo o o o observed omitted variable bias Ov CN Ov Ov P[Export at t+k P[FDI at t+k Parameter estimates patterns performance vector product quality production costs productive efficiency quality and marginal relatively reported residual plant effect significant associations standard error statistically significant t+1 Independent Tybout unobserved heterogeneity unobserved plant variety Wald test Wooldridge's World Bank