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    • The determinants of regional manufactured exports from a developing country 

      Naudé, Wim; Matthee, Marianne (Sage Publications, 2008)
      In this article, the question of the location of exporters of manufactured goods within a country is investigated. Data from 354 magisterial districts in South Africa are used with a variety of estimators to identify the ...
    • Export specialisation and local economic growth 

      Naudé, Wim; Bosker, Maarten; Matthee, Marianne (Blackwell, 2010)
      This paper aims to provide empirical evidence on whether export specialization or diversification is better for local economic growth. Using export data from 354 magisterial districts of South Africa for 1996 and 2001 we ...
    • The non-monetary quality of city life in South Africa 

      Naudé, Wim; Rossouw, Stephanie; Krugell, Waldo (Elsevier Ltd, 2009)
      In contrast to most research on the non-monetary quality of life, which relies on subjective indicators, we construct objective measures of the non-monetary quality of life using regression methods, for South Africa's ...
    • The optimal distance to Port for Exporting Firms 

      Matthee, Marianne; Gries, Thomas; Naudé, Wim (Wiley-Blackwell, 2009)
      Success in international trade depends, among other things, on distance from markets. Most new economic geography models focus on the distance between countries. In contrast, much less theorizing and empirical analysis ...