Export Intensity and Plant Characteristics: What Can We Learn from Quantile Regression?
12 Pages Posted: 3 Feb 2005
Date Written: November 2004
Using quantile regression and a rich cross section data set for German manufacturing plants this paper documents that the impact of plant characteristics on export activities varies along the conditional size distribution of the export/sales ratio.
Keywords: Exports, quantile regression, heterogeneous firms
JEL Classification: F10, D21, L60
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