KTH/CESIS Working Paper Series in Economics and Institutions of Innovation
Exports and Firm Profitability: Quality matters!
Abstract: This paper uses a tailor-made newly available data set to
investigate for the first time the links between profitability and the
quality of exports in enterprises from manufacturing industries in Germany,
one of the leading actors on the world market for goods. The paper
demonstrates that exporters of high-quality goods tend to be more
Keywords: Exports; export quality; profitability; Germany; (follow links to similar papers)
JEL-Codes: F14; (follow links to similar papers)
15 pages, March 19, 2014
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