Cardiff University | Prifysgol Caerdydd ORCA
Online Research @ Cardiff 
WelshClear Cookie - decide language by browser settings

Multi-product exporters: facts and fiction

Sheveleva, Yelena 2020. Multi-product exporters: facts and fiction. [Working Paper]. SSRN, Elsevier. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3637439

[img]
Preview
PDF - Submitted Pre-Print Version
Download (580kB) | Preview

Abstract

In this paper, we propose a statistical model of multi-product exporters to characterize the null hypothesis of random product size distribution. It serves as a benchmark to test the empirical facts and predictions of theoretical models, including the models featuring core-competencies, productivity differences, and economies of scope. The model accounts for some well-documented differences between large and small scope exporters that have motivated many theoretical models. It provides a particularly good fit for patterns that involve order statistics, such as the differences between how much large and small scope exporters sell in their best/least selling products and variation in the ratio of sales between the best and the second best selling products.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Date Type: Publication
Status: Published
Schools: Business (Including Economics)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Publisher: Elsevier
Related URLs:
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2021 15:15
URI: http://orca.cf.ac.uk/id/eprint/138246

Actions (repository staff only)

Edit Item Edit Item

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

View more statistics