Ana M. Fernandes

World Bank - International Trade Division

1818 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20433

United States

World Bank

1818 H Street, N.W.

Washington, DC 20433

United States

http://econ.worldbank.org/staff/afernandes

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

32

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Learning-by-Doing, Learning-by-Exporting, and Productivity: Evidence from Colombia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3544
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 01 Apr 2005
Ana M. Fernandes and Alberto Isgut
World Bank - International Trade Division and University of Toronto
Downloads 263 (78,708)
Citation 12

Abstract:

learning, trade, total factor productivity, exports, export-led growth

Firm Productivity in Bangladesh Manufacturing Industries

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3988
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ana M. Fernandes
World Bank - International Trade Division
Downloads 183 (130,452)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Water and Industry, Economic Growth, Microfinance, Small Scale Enterprise, Economic Theory & Research

Firm Productivity in Bangladesh Manufacturing Industries

World Development, Vol. 36, No. 10, 2008
Posted: 24 Apr 2009
Ana M. Fernandes
World Bank - International Trade Division

Abstract:

Total Factor Productivity, Simultaneity and Production Functions, Skilled Labor, Openness, Business Environment, Asia, Bangladesh

3.

International Economic Activities and the Demand for Skilled Labor: Evidence from Brazil and China

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 3426
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Pablo Fajnzylber and Ana M. Fernandes
World Bank - Economic Development Institute and World Bank - International Trade Division
Downloads 165 (137,423)
Citation 5

Abstract:

technology diffusion, labor demand, trade and labor market interactions, foreign direct investment, exports

4.

Learning from the Experiments that Never Happened: Lessons from Trying to Conduct Randomized Evaluations of Matching Grant Programs in Africa

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6296
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank, World Bank - International Trade Division, World Bank and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 137 (157,418)

Abstract:

Microfinance, Banks & Banking Reform, Access to Finance, ICT Policy and Strategies, E-Business

5.

Foreign Direct Investment in Services and Manufacturing Productivity Growth: Evidence for Chile

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4730
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ana M. Fernandes and Caroline Paunov
World Bank - International Trade Division and OECD
Downloads 132 (146,386)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Banks & Banking Reform, ICT Policy and Strategies, E-Business, Knowledge Economy, Education for the Knowledge Economy

6.

Learning-by-Exporting Effects: Are They for Real?

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 24 Apr 2007
Ana M. Fernandes and Alberto Isgut
World Bank - International Trade Division and University of Toronto
Downloads 124 (158,321)
Citation 13

Abstract:

Learning, Trade, Total Factor Productivity, Exports, Export-Led Growth, Simultaneity and Production Functions

7.

Structure and Performance of the Services Sector in Transition Economies

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4357
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ana M. Fernandes
World Bank - International Trade Division
Downloads 121 (179,065)
Citation 6

Abstract:

Labor Policies, E-Business, Labor Markets, Economic Theory & Research, Transport Economics Policy & Planning

8.

Exporter Dynamics Database

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6229
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - International Trade Division, World Bank - International Trade Division, World Bank - Middle East and North Africa Region and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 120 (147,161)

Abstract:

Debt Markets, Free Trade, Currencies and Exchange Rates, Economic Theory & Research, Trade Policy

Openness and Technological Innovations in Developing Countries: Evidence from Firm-Level Surveys

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2907
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 17 Jul 2007
Rita Almeida and Ana M. Fernandes
World Bank and World Bank - International Trade Division
Downloads 120 (186,679)
Citation 16

Abstract:

innovation, technology adoption, exports, imports, foreign ownership, firm level data

Openness and Technological Innovations in Developing Countries: Evidence from Firm-Level Surveys

Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 44, Issue 5, 2008
Posted: 24 Apr 2009
Rita Almeida and Ana M. Fernandes
World Bank and World Bank - International Trade Division

Abstract:

Innovation, Technology Adoption, Exports, Imports, Foreign Ownership, Firm Level Data

Technology Adoption and the Investment Climate: Firm-Level Evidence for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4707
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank, World Bank - International Trade Division and World Bank
Downloads 105 (206,114)
Citation 5

Abstract:

E-Business, Technology Industry, ICT Policy and Strategies, Microfinance

Technology Adoption and the Investment Climate: Firm-Level Evidence for Eastern Europe and Central Asia

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 121-147, 2010
Posted: 22 Feb 2010
World Bank, World Bank - International Trade Division and World Bank

Abstract:

F1, F2, O3

11.

Does Tougher Import Competition Foster Product Quality Upgrading?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4894
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ana M. Fernandes and Caroline Paunov
World Bank - International Trade Division and OECD
Downloads 98 (190,720)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Markets and Market Access, Economic Theory & Research, Water and Industry, Access to Markets

12.

Trade Policy, Trade Volumes and Plant-Level Productivity in Colombian Manufacturing Industries

Journal of International Economics, 2007
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 05 Dec 2006
Ana M. Fernandes
World Bank - International Trade Division
Downloads 94 (205,050)
Citation 74

Abstract:

Simultaneity and Production Functions, Trade Policy, Productivity, Colombian Manufacturing, Endogeneity of Protection

13.

The Risks of Innovation: Are Innovating Firms Less Likely to Die?

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6103
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ana M. Fernandes and Caroline Paunov
World Bank - International Trade Division and OECD
Downloads 86 (200,926)

Abstract:

Labor Policies, E-Business, Markets and Market Access, Innovation, Knowledge for Development

Evaluating Aid for Trade: A Survey of Recent Studies

The World Economy, Vol. 37, Issue 4, pp. 516-529, 2014
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 16 Apr 2014
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), World Bank - International Trade Division, OECD, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and University of Geneva - Department of Political Economics
Downloads 0

Abstract:

15.

Professional Services and Development: A Study of Mozambique

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 4870
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ana M. Fernandes and Aaditya Mattoo
World Bank - International Trade Division and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 60 (262,329)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Tertiary Education, Access & Equity in Basic Education, Education For All, Teaching and Learning

16.

Together We Stand? Agglomeration in Indian Manufacturing

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6062
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ana M. Fernandes and Gunjan Sharma
World Bank - International Trade Division and World Bank
Downloads 49 (266,563)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Economic Theory & Research, Water and Industry, Industrial Management, Emerging Markets, Labor Policies

17.

Micro Dynamics of Turkey's Export Boom in the 2000s

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6452
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Tolga Cebeci and Ana M. Fernandes
World Bank - International Trade Division and World Bank - International Trade Division
Downloads 39 (304,533)

Abstract:

Debt Markets, Export Competitiveness, Free Trade, Currencies and Exchange Rates, Economic Theory & Research

18.

Export Entrepreneurship and Trade Structure in Latin America During Good and Bad Times

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6413
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ana M. Fernandes, Daniel Lederman and Mario Gutierrez-Rocha
World Bank - International Trade Division, World Bank - Latin America and Caribbean Region and World Bank
Downloads 35 (324,278)

Abstract:

Currencies and Exchange Rates, Free Trade, Debt Markets, Export Competitiveness, Country Strategy & Performance

19.

Trade Effects of Customs Reform: Evidence from Albania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7210
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - International Trade Division, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and World Bank - Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice
Downloads 30 (277,590)

Abstract:

Information Technology, Private Sector Economics, Private Sector Development Law, Non Governmental Organizations, International Trade and Trade Rules, Public Sector Management and Reform, Marketing, Economics and Institutions

20.

Impact Evaluation of Trade Interventions: Paving the Way

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5877
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), World Bank - International Trade Division, OECD and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 30 (356,266)

Abstract:

Economic Theory & Research, Trade Policy, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Poverty Monitoring & Analysis, Free Trade

21.

Explaining Local Manufacturing Growth in Chile: the Advantages of Sectoral Diversity

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 5891
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Rita Almeida and Ana M. Fernandes
World Bank and World Bank - International Trade Division
Downloads 30 (367,082)

Abstract:

Labor Policies, Economic Theory & Research, Economic Growth, Political Economy, Achieving Shared Growth

Are the Benefits of Export Support Durable? Evidence from Tunisia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 6295
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), World Bank - International Trade Division, OECD and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 24 (417,963)

Abstract:

Microfinance, Small Scale Enterprise, Economic Theory & Research, E-Business, Labor Policies

Are the Benefits of Export Support Durable? Evidence from Tunisia

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP9758
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Nov 2013
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), World Bank - International Trade Division, OECD and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 0

Abstract:

export margins, Export promotion, firms, impact evaluation, matching grant, propensity-score matching, Tunisia

23.

Factor Utilization in Indian Manufacturing: A Look at the World Bank Investment Climate Surveys Data

NBER Working Paper No. w14178
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 21 Jul 2008
Ana M. Fernandes and Ariel Pakes
World Bank - International Trade Division and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Downloads 14 (441,038)
Citation 5

Abstract:

24.

Understanding the Operations of Freight Forwarders: Evidence from Serbia

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7311
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
World Bank - Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice, World Bank - International Trade Division and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
Downloads 13 (304,533)

Abstract:

Customs Administration, Trade Facilitation, Transport Services, Transport Economics Policy & Planning, Transport and Trade Logistics

25.

Product Standards and Firms? Export Decisions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7315
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ana M. Fernandes, Esteban Ferro and John S. Wilson
World Bank - International Trade Division, World Bank and The Center for Global Enterprise
Downloads 9 (396,186)

Abstract:

Marketing, Trade and Multilateral Issues, Trade and Services, Private Sector Economics, Private Sector Development Law, Trade Technology and Productivity

Impact Evaluation of Trade Interventions: Paving the Way

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP8428
Posted: 16 Jun 2011
University of Lausanne - School of Economics and Business Administration (HEC-Lausanne), World Bank - International Trade Division, OECD and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)

Abstract:

export margins, export promotion, firms, Impact evaluation, propensity-score matching, Tunisia

27.

Structure and Performance of the Service Sector in Transition Economies

Economics of Transition, Vol. 17, Issue 3, pp. 467-501, July 2009
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Jun 2009
Ana M. Fernandes
World Bank - International Trade Division
Downloads 2 (514,527)
Citation 6

Abstract:

28.

Expediting Trade: Impact Evaluation of an In-House Clearance Program

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7708
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 19 Jul 2016
Ana M. Fernandes, Russell H. Hillberry and Claudia N. Berg
World Bank - International Trade Division, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics and George Washington University
Downloads 0 (456,268)

Abstract:

Trade Facilitation

29.

The Role of Imports for Exporter Performance in Peru

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7492
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Martha Denisse Pierola, Ana M. Fernandes and Thomas Farole
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - International Trade Division and World Bank
Downloads 0 (339,546)

Abstract:

Marketing, International Trade and Trade Rules, Private Sector Development Law, Private Sector Economics

30.

Exporter Behavior, Country Size and Stage of Development: Evidence from the Exporter Dynamics Database

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7452
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 20 Apr 2016
Ana M. Fernandes, Caroline Freund and Martha Denisse Pierola
World Bank - International Trade Division, Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
Downloads 0 (330,210)

Abstract:

Private Sector Economics, Marketing, Trade and Services, Trade Technology and Productivity, Private Sector Development Law

31.

Microdynamics of Turkey's Export Boom in the 2000s

The World Economy, Vol. 38, Issue 5, pp. 825-855, 2015
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 May 2015
Tolga Cebeci and Ana M. Fernandes
World Bank - International Trade Division and World Bank - International Trade Division
Downloads 0 (532,661)

Abstract:

32.

Does Trade Stimulate Product Quality Upgrading? (Est‐ce que le commerce international stimule l'amélioration de la qualité des produits)

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 46, Issue 4, pp. 1232-1264, 2013,
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Nov 2013
Ana M. Fernandes and Caroline Paunov
World Bank - International Trade Division and OECD
Downloads 0 (532,661)

Abstract: