The Impact of technology level and structural change of exports on the dynamics of international competitiveness : a sctoral disaggregated analysis of Turkish manufacturing sector

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The major aim of this thesis is to analyze the impact of structural change of exports and technology level on the international competitiveness. In order to analyze international competitiveness, export market shares are used. The empirical analysis suggested in this thesis includes two steps. In the first step, constant market share analysis is conducted to understand the causes of changes in export market shares from one period to another and in the second step a difference generalized method of moments model is proposed for 44 manufacturing sectors, which are classified with respect to their technology intensities, over 2003- 2008 period. The results are highly sensitive to the technology intensity of sectors.


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F. Şahan, “The Impact of technology level and structural change of exports on the dynamics of international competitiveness : a sctoral disaggregated analysis of Turkish manufacturing sector,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2012.