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Domestic transport infrastructure and firms’ export market participation

dc.affiliation.dptoUC3M. Departamento de Economía de la Empresaes
dc.contributor.authorAlbarrán, Pedro
dc.contributor.authorCarrasco, Raquel
dc.contributor.authorHoll, Adelheid
dc.date.accessioned2012-03-20T15:43:41Z
dc.date.available2012-03-20T15:43:41Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.description.abstractInvestment in transport infrastructure reduces the cost of distance and enables firms to establish contacts over larger distances. Using data from a panel of Spanish manufacturing firms and geographic information system techniques, this article studies the impact of domestic transport cost reductions on firms’ export market participation, taking into account the role of entry costs and other firm characteristics. We estimate dynamic probability models, controlling for the unobserved heterogeneity of firms and for the simultaneity of firms’ export and location decisions. Our results demonstrate a positive effect of domestic transport infrastructure improvements on small and medium-sized firms’ probability of exporting
dc.description.sponsorshipResearch funding from the Fundación Ramón Areces and DGI, Spanish Ministry of Education, grant no. SEJ2006-05710/ECON, ECO2009-11165, SEJ2007-63098 and SEJ2006-08063 is gratefully acknowledged.en
dc.description.statusPublicado
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitationSmall Business Economics, May 2013, v. 40, n. 4, pp. 879-898
dc.identifier.doi10.1007/s11187-011-9393-9
dc.identifier.issn0921-898X
dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage879
dc.identifier.publicationissue4
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage898
dc.identifier.publicationtitleSmall Business Economics
dc.identifier.publicationvolume40
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10016/13899
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherSpringer
dc.relation.projectIDGobierno de España. SEJ2006-05710/ECON
dc.relation.projectIDGobierno de España. ECO2009-11165
dc.relation.projectIDGobierno de España. SEJ2007-63098
dc.relation.projectIDGobierno de España. SEJ2006-08063
dc.relation.publisherversionThe original publication is available at www.springerlink.com
dc.relation.publisherversionhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11187-011-9393-9
dc.rights© Springer
dc.rights.accessRightsopen access
dc.subject.ecienciaEmpresa
dc.subject.jelF14
dc.subject.jelR1
dc.subject.jelR4
dc.subject.jelL26
dc.subject.otherExport decisions
dc.subject.otherRoad transport infrastructure
dc.subject.otherAccessibility
dc.subject.otherDynamic panel data
dc.subject.otherGeographic information systems
dc.titleDomestic transport infrastructure and firms’ export market participation
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