Export Premia and Subcontracting Discount: Passive Strategies and Performance in Domestic and Foreign Markets
This paper contributes to the literature on firms’ productivity and exporting decisions by analysing the role played by organisational choice aspects. Rather than setting up a vertically integrated structure, manufacturers may act as subcontractors in both domestic and foreign markets, and produce t...
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Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.06.2011
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|published in:||World economy Vol. 34; no. 6; pp. 984 - 1013|
|Data of publication:||June 2011|
We are grateful to the editor David Greenaway and to an anonymous referee for helpful critical comments. We also thank Carlo Altomonte, Luigi Benfratello, Davide Castellani, Gian Marco Ottaviano, Alessandro Sembenelli, Francesco Serti, Alessandro Sterlacchini and the participants at the XXXVth EARIE Conference, Toulouse, 4–6 September 2008; at the 27th EEA Conference, Milan, 27–31 August 2008; at the 15th World Congress of IEA, Istanbul, 25–29 June 2008; and at seminars held at the University of Milan, Perugia, Siena, for useful comments and suggestions. We gratefully acknowledge financial contributions from the FIRB project ‘International Fragmentation of Italian Firms. New Organisational Models and the Role of Information Technologies’, a research project funded by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research.
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