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Competitive Pressures From Trade Exposure: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing

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  • Kunal Sen

    (University of East Auglia)

  • S. Chand

    (Australian Taxation Office, Canberra)

Abstract

Does exposure to international trade have a pro-competitive effect on domestic pricing? This paper attends to this question in two stages: first, by developing a simple methodology to test the above proposition by linking domestic pricing behaviour to external competition via a simple mark-up technology; next, disaggregated Indian manufacturing data is used to show that the sector is imperfectly competitive and that both price and quantity competition from abroad over the last twenty years has had a dampening effect on domestic pricing behaviour.

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  • Kunal Sen & S. Chand, 1999. "Competitive Pressures From Trade Exposure: Evidence from Indian Manufacturing," Indian Economic Review, Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, vol. 34(2), pages 113-126, July.
  • Handle: RePEc:dse:indecr:v:34:y:1999:i:2:p:113-126
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    1. Menon, Nidhiya & Rodgers, Yana van der Meulen, 2009. "International Trade and the Gender Wage Gap: New Evidence from India's Manufacturing Sector," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 37(5), pages 965-981, May.
    2. Uma S. Kambhampati & Ashok Parikh, 2007. "Disciplining Firms: The Impact of Trade Reforms on Profit Margins in Indian Industry," World Scientific Book Chapters,in: Trade Liberalisation Impact on Growth and Trade in Developing Countries, chapter 2, pages 27-45 World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd..

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    JEL classification:

    • C23 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Single Equation Models; Single Variables - - - Models with Panel Data; Spatio-temporal Models
    • F12 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies; Fragmentation

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