Fickle product mix : exporters adapting their product vectors across markets

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FONTAGNÉ, Lionel; SECCHI, Angelo; TOMASI, Chiara;
(2014)
  • Publisher: HAL CCSD
  • Subject: multi-product, multi-country firms, product vectors, demand and concentration | F14 | multi-country firms | demand and concentration | multi-product | L11 | L22 | [ SHS.ECO ] Humanities and Social Sciences/Economies and finances | JEL : L - Industrial Organization/L.L1 - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance/L.L1.L11 - Production, Pricing, and Market Structure • Size Distribution of Firms | product vectors | JEL : F - International Economics/F.F1 - Trade/F.F1.F14 - Empirical Studies of Trade | JEL : L - Industrial Organization/L.L2 - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior/L.L2.L22 - Firm Organization and Market Structure
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This paper analyzes how multi-product firms adjust their exported product-mix across desti- nations. Using cross sections of Italian and French data, we show that firms do not follow a rigid ordering in their product mix exported in different markets but rather they ada... View more
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