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Replication data for: Exporter Dynamics and Partial-Year Effects

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  • Bernard, Andrew B.
  • Boler, Esther Ann
  • Massari, Renzo
  • Reyes, Jose-Daniel
  • Taglioni, Daria
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  • Abstract

    Two identical firms who start exporting in different months, one each in January and December, will report dramatically different exports for the first calendar year. This partial-year effect biases down first-year export levels and biases up first-year export growth rates. For Peruvian exporters, the partial-year bias is large: first-year export levels are understated by 54 percent and the first-year growth rate is overstated by 112 percentage points. Correcting the partial-year effect dramatically reduces first-year export growth rates, raises initial export levels, and almost doubles the contribution of net firm entry and exit to overall export growth.
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    DOI: 10.1257/aer.20141070 (Text)
  • Bernard, Andrew B., Esther Ann Bøler, Renzo Massari, Jose-Daniel Reyes, and Daria Taglioni. “Exporter Dynamics and Partial-Year Effects.” American Economic Review 107, no. 10 (October 2017): 3211–28.
    • ID: 10.1257/aer.20141070 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-12

Bernard, Andrew B.; Boler, Esther Ann; Massari, Renzo; Reyes, Jose-Daniel; Taglioni, Daria (2017): Replication data for: Exporter Dynamics and Partial-Year Effects. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.