Firm-level data: Who said that they are too difficult to use for policy?
Filippo di Mauro, 11 March 2014
How to get Arab firms exporting
Jamal Ibrahim Haidar, 18 February 2012
Exports are important for economic growth and employment (see, for example, Mayer et al. 2011, Baldwin and Harrigan 2011, Eckel and Neary 2010, and Baldwin and Gu 2009). However, countries do not do trade; it is firms that export and import (Eaton et al 2011, Bernard et al 2011).
International trade in services: A portrait of importers and exporters
Holger Breinlich, Chiara Criscuolo, 2 July 2010
Trade in services has been the fastest growing component of international trade since the early 1990s, with average annual growth rates of close to 10% and a total cross-border export value of $2,800 billion in 2006 (WTO 2008).
Institutions matter for growth – but which ones and how much?
Wendy Carlin, Mark Schaffer, Paul Seabright, 17 February 2010
Most economists today would agree that “institutions matter” for economic growth. This marks a significant shift from twenty years ago and the “Washington Consensus”. Back then, the thinking was that growth required mainly sound policies: macroeconomic stabilisation, trade liberalisation, and privatisation.
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