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Transparency, entry, and productivity

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  • Gu, Yiquan
  • Wenzel, Tobias

This paper studies the relationship between transparency on the consumer side and productivity of firms. We show that more transparent markets are characterized by higher average productivity as firms with low productivity abstain from entering these markets.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 115 (2012)
Issue (Month): 1 ()
Pages: 7-10

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:115:y:2012:i:1:p:7-10
DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2011.11.016
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