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Of markets, products and prices- the effects of the euro on European firms

Of markets, products and prices- the effects of the euro on European firms

In this Blueprint, Lionel Fontagné, Thierry Mayer and Gianmarco Ottaviano, show that trade flows have not increased meaningfully since the introduction of the euro. However, trade volume can be a misleading yardstick. Other obstacles – be it differences in regulation, legal framework, taxes or language – are significant enough to continue to act as binding […]

By: Lionel Fontagné, Thierry Mayer and Gianmarco Ottaviano Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance Date: February 9, 2009
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The happy few: the internationalisation of European firms

The happy few: the internationalisation of European firms

The 2007 report from the research network European Firms and International Markets (EFIM) is the first systematic, cross-country, firm-level research of the features of European firms that compete in international markets.

By: Gianmarco Ottaviano and Thierry Mayer Topic: Innovation & Competition Policy Date: November 11, 2007