Innovation, Patents and Trade: A Firm-level Analysis E. Chalioti (Yale University), K. Drivas (AUEB), S. Kalyvitis (AUEB), M. Katsimi (AUEB and CESIfo)

INNOVATION, PATENTS AND TRADE: A FIRM-LEVEL ANALYSIS (Download Appendix) E. Chalioti (Yale University), K. Drivas (AUEB), S. Kalyvitis (AUEB), M. Katsimi (AUEB and CESIfo) Abstract: Using micro data of firm exports and international patent activity, we find that Greek innovative exporters, identified by their patent filing activity, have substantially higher export revenues by selling higher…

Export Performance during Financial Crises: Evidence from a Greek Firms Level Survey-data

Vangelis Pastelakos (AUEB), Yannis Bilias (AUEB) and Panos Hatzipanayotou (AUEB) Abstract: A growing literature on competitiveness and international trade has highlighted the importance of firm-level factors for exporting. We overcome the data unavailability by collecting data on Greek firms’ international operations via a survey. Our findings indicate that export changes are mostly related to foreign demand…

Competitiveness Database of Exporters – Greece (CODEX-Greece)

Firms and Competitiveness: A Novel Database of Greek Exporters and Innovators (Competitiveness Database of Exporters - Greece: CODEX-Greece) The literature on competitiveness and international trade has highlighted, in addition to traditional macroeconomic analysis, the importance of firm-level factors for exporting. Firm characteristics go beyond aggregate economic performance and aim at capturing the heterogeneity of firm…

Who Exports High-Quality Manufacturing Products? Some Empirical Regularities from Greek Exporting Firms Sarantis Kalyvitis

 WHO EXPORTS HIGH-QUALITY MANUFACTURING PRODUCTS? SOME EMPIRICAL REGULARITIES FROM GREEK EXPORTING FIRMS S. Kalyvitis (AUEB) Abstract: This chapter assesses the quality of Greek manufacturing exports and links the estimates with the labour structure of exporters. Export quality is estimated to have fallen by 1% per year on average for the period 1998-2010, but recovered in…