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Gravity and fiscal models of government support of export credit in the Czech Republic

Author(s): prof. Ing. Karel Janda M.A., Dr., Ph.D., Potacelova, Eva
Mgr. Eva Michalíková , Potacelova, Eva
Type: Articles in journals with impact factor
Year: 2010
Number: 3
ISSN / ISBN: 0032-3233
Published in: Politická Ekonomie
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Keywords: Credit; Export; Government Support
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Grants: IES Research Framework Institutional task (2005-2011) Integration of the Czech economy into European union and its development
Abstract: The article deals with the export credit promotion in the Czech Republic. The econometric analysis of the gravity model of Czech trade shows that the credit support provided by specialized government agency, Czech Export Bank, has a positive but statistically weak influence on export. The other determinants of the Czech export in our model are GDP, distance, gross fixed capital formation, and policy risk. The comparison of estimated tax revenues from the supported projects with government subsidies provided to the Czech Export Bank shows that export promotion does not create a financial burden for the government budget. The budgetary costs of export credit support are offset by the tax revenues generated by supported export.

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