The Trade & International Integration Unit of the World Bank’s Development Research Group (DECTI) is releasing a second version of the Exporter Dynamics Database (EDD) on October 20th, 2015. This version includes an update of indicators for most existing countries and an expansion to cover new countries. The EDD now covers 70 countries with indicators on exporter size, growth, product and destination diversification, entry rates, exit rates, and more. It provides researchers and policymakers with a comprehensive database to help answer questions on the dynamics of exports, taking into account a firm-level dimension. The EDD can be viewed and downloaded here>>
The launch will take place in MC13-121 between 12:30pm and 2:30pm. The EDD team (Ana Margarida Fernandes, Denisse Pierola and Aldo Pazzini) will present this second version of the EDD followed by a panel of guest speakers who will discuss their use of the EDD. Aaditya Mattoo (Research Manager, Trade and International Integration Unit of the Development Research Group) will give opening remarks. The guest speakers are Caroline Freund (Peterson Institute for International Economics), Jose Daniel Reyes (Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice) and Thomas Farole (Jobs Cross-Cutting Solutions Area). The event will be chaired by Jose-Guilherme Reis Practice Manager, Trade, Trade & Competitiveness Global Practice.
Last Updated: Oct 01, 2015