Do Foreign Workers Reduce Trade Barriers? Microeconomic Evidence

This paper provides evidence that foreign workers reduce firms' trade costs and thus increase the probability that firms export. This informs both the literature on trade costs and the microeconomic literature on firms' export behaviour. We identify the nationality of each worker in a larg...

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Volume: 9437
Main Author: Andrews, Martyn J
Schank, Thorsten
Upward, Richard
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2015
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 9437
Data of publication: 2015
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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