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The effect of tariff reductions on firm size and firm turnover in canadian manufacturing

  • Wulong Gu

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  • Gary Sawchuk
  • Lori Rennison

This paper examines substantial productivity gains in Canadian manufacturing resulting from tariff reductions from the Canada-U.S. Free Trade Agreement.

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Article provided by Springer & Institut für Weltwirtschaft (Kiel Institute for the World Economy) in its journal Review of World Economics.

Volume (Year): 139 (2003)
Issue (Month): 3 (September)
Pages: 440-459

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Handle: RePEc:spr:weltar:v:139:y:2003:i:3:p:440-459
DOI: 10.1007/BF02659670
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