Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Christian Henn , Chris Papageorgiou , and Nicola Spatafora
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 15 May 2013
Keywords: Product Quality, Upgrading, export quality, exporter, exporters, commodity exporters, Country and Industry Studies of Trade, Information and Product Quality,
This paper develops new, far more extensive estimates of export quality, covering 178 countries and hundreds of products over 1962–2010. Quality upgrading is particularly rapid during the early stages of dev...