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…

Variable Export Price Elasticities and Credit Constraints: Theory and Evidence from Greek Firms E. Dinopoulos (University of Florida), Sarantis Kalyvitis (AUEB), Margarita Katsimi (AUEB and CESIfo)

VARIABLE EXPORT PRICE ELASTICITIES AND CREDIT CONSTRAINTS: THEORY AND EVIDENCE FROM GREEK FIRMS (download Appendix) E. Dinopoulos (University of Florida), S. Kalyvitis (AUEB), M. Katsimi (AUEB and CESIfo) Abstract: We propose a simple model of trade with endogenous quality, non-homothetic preferences and credit constraints. A unique data set of Greek manufacturing firms with firm-level exports,…