Effect of International Standards Certification on Firm-Level Exports: An Application of the Control Function Approach

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Tsunehiro Otsuki;
(2011)
  • Subject: ontrol Function, international standards, international trade, self-selection
    • jel: jel:C34 | jel:F10 | jel:L15
    mesheuropmc: education | health care economics and organizations

Growing number of firms in developing countries have earned certifications such as International Standards Organization (ISO) as it enhances reputation of their company or brand and attract buyers particularly in export market. This study evaluates the effect of interna... View more
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