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Autor
Cieślik Andrzej (University of Warsaw, Poland), Michałek Jan Jakub (University of Warsaw, Poland)
Tytuł
Innovation Forms and Firm Export Performance : Empirical Evidence from ECA Countries
Źródło
Entrepreneurial Business and Economics Review, 2017, vol. 5, nr 2, s. 85-99, tab., bibliogr. 25 poz.
Tytuł własny numeru
International Trade & Global Business
Słowa kluczowe
Eksport, Innowacje, Model probitowy
Export, Innovations, Probit model
Uwagi
Klasyfikacja JEL: F14, P33
summ., The article came into being within the project no. 2015/17/B/HS4/01077 entitled' Innovation activity and export competitiveness in the new EU member countries' financed by the National Science Center (NCN) conducted by Andrzej Cieślik and Jan Jakub Michałek in the years 2016-2018
Kraj/Region
Europa, Azja Środkowa
Europe, Central Asia
Abstrakt
Objective: The main objective of this paper is to verify empirically the relationship between various forms of innovation and export performance of firms from European and Central Asian (ECA) countries.

Research Design & Methods: In our empirical approach we refer to the self-selection hypothesis derived from the Melitz (2003) model which proposed the existence of a positive relationship between firm productivity and the probability of exporting. We argue that innovation activities should be regarded as a key element that can increase the level of firm productivity. We focus our analysis on four forms of innovation activities: product, process, marketing, organizational and managerial innovation. The empirical implementation of our analytical framework is based on the probit model, applied to the fifth edition of the BEEPS firm level dataset covering 2011-2014.

Findings: Our empirical results indicate that the probability of exporting is positively related to both product and process innovations. The marketing and managerial innovations do not seem to affect positively export performance of firms from ECA countries.

Implications & Recommendations: It is recommended to develop innovation supporting mechanisms that would target both product and process innovations rather than other forms of innovation in the ECA countries.

Contribution & Value Added: The originality of this work lies in the use of the multi-country firm level dataset that allows distinguishing between various forms of innovations in the ECA countries. (original abstract)
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ISSN
2353-883X
Język
eng
URI / DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.15678/EBER.2017.050205
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