Endogenous Antitrust: Cross-Country Evidence on the Impact of Competition-Enhancing Policies on Productivity
AbstractThis paper presents empirical evidence regarding the effect of simultaneous antitrust and trade policy on productivity. We find that treating antitrust across countries as an exogenous policy overestimates the impact of competition on productivity by as much as 18%.
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Antitrust; Productivity; Political economy;
Other versions of this item:
- Joan-Ramon Borrell & Mara Tolosa, 2008. "Endogenous antitrust: cross-country evidence on the impact of competition-enhancing policies on productivity," Applied Economics Letters, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 15(11), pages 827-831.
- D7 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
- L4 - Industrial Organization - - Antitrust Issues and Policies
- O4 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2005-04-16 (All new papers)
- NEP-COM-2005-04-16 (Industrial Competition)
- NEP-REG-2005-04-16 (Regulation)
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