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

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Scholarly Papers (37)

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

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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 - Macro, Trade and Investment and World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG)
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Debt Markets, Free Trade, Currencies and Exchange Rates, Economic Theory & Research, Trade Policy

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 191 (157,391)
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
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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

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

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

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
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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

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F1, F2, O3

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

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Trade Effects of Customs Reform: Evidence from Albania

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7210
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
World Bank - International Trade Division, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, World Bank - Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice and Purdue University
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International Trade and Trade Rules, Trade Facilitation, Rules of Origin, Trade Policy, Trade and Multilateral Issues, Trade and Services

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

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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 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
World Bank - Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice, World Bank - International Trade Division and University of Melbourne - Department of Economics
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Transport Services, International Trade and Trade Rules, Ports & Waterways, Multi Modal Transport, Trade Facilitation

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
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The Intensive Margin in Trade

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8625
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 29 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2018
World Bank - International Trade Division, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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The Intensive Margin in Trade

CESifo Working Paper No. 7540
Number of pages: 68 Posted: 18 Mar 2019
World Bank - International Trade Division, Stanford University, University of California, Berkeley, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics
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intensive margin of trade, extensive margin of trade, productivity distribution, trade costs, welfare, Pareto

The Intensive Margin in Trade

IMF Working Paper No. 18/259
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 14 Jan 2019
World Bank - International Trade Division, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB)
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Welfare, Intensive margin of trade, extensive margin of trade, productivity distribution, trade costs, Pareto, General, Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies

The Intensive Margin in Trade

NBER Working Paper No. w25195
Number of pages: 66 Posted: 29 Oct 2018
World Bank - International Trade Division, Stanford University - Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Pennsylvania State University - Department of Economics
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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
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Debt Markets, Export Competitiveness, Free Trade, Currencies and Exchange Rates, Economic Theory & Research

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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 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
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)
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International Trade and Trade Rules, Access to Finance, Food & Beverage Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Construction Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, General Manufacturing, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Pulp & Paper Industry, Trade and Services, Rural Labor Markets, Labor Markets

Does the Adoption of Complex Software Impact Employment Composition and the Skill Content of Occupations? Evidence from Chilean Firms

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8110
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 07 Sep 2017 Last Revised: 27 Apr 2018
World Bank, World Bank - International Trade Division, Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS) and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Labor Markets, Skills Development and Labor Force Training, Rural Labor Markets, Educational Sciences

Does the Adoption of Complex Software Impact Employment Composition and the Skill Content of Occupations? Evidence from Chilean Firms

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11016
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Rita Almeida, Ana M. Fernandes and Mariana Viollaz
World Bank, World Bank - International Trade Division and Universidad Nacional de La Plata - Centro de Estudios Distributivos, Laborales y Sociales (CEDLAS)
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complex software, tasks, skills, employment structure, Chile

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

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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 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - International Trade Division, World Bank and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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Agribusiness, Common Carriers Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Pulp & Paper Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, International Trade and Trade Rules, General Manufacturing, Construction Industry, Labor Markets, Trade and Multilateral Issues, Trade Policy, Rules of Origin

The Role of Imports for Exporter Performance in Peru

The World Economy, Vol. 41, Issue 2, pp. 550-572, 2018
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 14 Feb 2018
Martha Denisse Pierola, Ana M. Fernandes and Thomas Farole
World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), World Bank - International Trade Division and World Bank
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exporter diversification, exporter growth, firm‐level data, imported inputs

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Product Standards and Firms? Export Decisions

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 7315
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 20 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
Ana M. Fernandes, Esteban Ferro and John Wilson
World Bank - International Trade Division, World Bank and The Center for Global Enterprise
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International Trade and Trade Rules, Pest Management, Legal Reform, Social Policy, Legislation, Foreign Trade Promotion and Regulation, Trade Technology and Productivity, Trade Law, Regulatory Regimes, Standards and Technical Regulations, Judicial System Reform, Legal Products, Trade and Standards, Pulp & Paper Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Construction Industry, General Manufacturing

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

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

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The Internet and Chinese Exports in the Pre-Alibaba Era

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8262
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Dec 2017 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
World Bank - International Trade Division, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG), International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank
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Information Technology, Telecommunications Infrastructure, International Trade and Trade Rules, Common Carriers Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, General Manufacturing, Pulp & Paper Industry, Construction Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, Food & Beverage Industry

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

Are Trade Preferences a Panacea? The African Growth and Opportunity Act and African Exports

CESifo Working Paper No. 7672
Number of pages: 74 Posted: 25 Jul 2019
World Bank - International Trade Division, World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
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tariff preferences, Africa, AGOA, GSP, exports, MFA

Are Trade Preferences a Panacea?: The African Growth and Opportunity Act and African Exports

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8753
Number of pages: 73 Posted: 20 Feb 2019 Last Revised: 28 Feb 2019
World Bank - International Trade Division, World Bank, World Bank - Development Research Group (DECRG) and World Bank
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International Trade and Trade Rules, Construction Industry, Common Carriers Industry, Food & Beverage Industry, Plastics & Rubber Industry, Business Cycles and Stabilization Policies, General Manufacturing, Pulp & Paper Industry, Textiles, Apparel & Leather Industry, Commodity Risk Management, Mining & Extractive Industry (Non-Energy)

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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 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2010
Ana M. Fernandes and Ariel Pakes
World Bank - International Trade Division and National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
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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 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2018
World Bank - International Trade Division, University of Melbourne - Department of Economics, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and Purdue University
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International Trade and Trade Rules, Trade Facilitation, Transport Services, Trade and Services, Trade Policy

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An Evaluation of Border Management Reforms in a Technical Agency

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 8208
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 05 Oct 2017
World Bank - International Trade Division, Purdue University and World Bank - Trade and Competitiveness Global Practice
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International Trade and Trade Rules

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)

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

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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
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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
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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
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