Working Paper

Productivity and export market participation: evidence from Colombia

Abstract: Using evidence from Colombia, the authors study the relationship between firms' productivity and their export market participation decisions. Understanding the link between these two variables is critical for the study and design of policies aimed at achieving high and sustainable economic growth in the long run.

Keywords: productivity; exporters; productivity premium; openness;

JEL Classification: F14; L22; L60;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Part of Series: Working Papers

Publication Date: 2015-02-03

Number: 14-14

Pages: 50 pages