Innovation, Exports and Productivity Articles uri icon

publication date

  • July 2010

start page

  • 372

end page

  • 376


  • 4


  • 28

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0167-7187

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1873-7986


  • We argue that the positive association found between firm productivity and exports in the literature relates to the firm's innovation decisions. Using a panel of Spanish manufacturing firms we find strong
    evidence that product innovation - and not process innovation - affects
    productivity and induces small non-exporting firms to enter the export