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Firm performance in a global market

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  • Jan De Loecker
  • Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg

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In this article, we introduce an empirical framework to analyze how firm performance is affected by increased globalization. Using this framework, we discuss recent work on measuring the impact of various shocks firms face in the global marketplace, such as reductions in trade costs (through lowering tariffs and abolishing quotas). Our analytical framework nests most empirical approaches to estimating the impact of trade and industrial policies on firms active in international markets. We identify outstanding issues surrounding the identification of the underlying mechanisms and conclude with suggestions for future research.
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  • Jan De Loecker & Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg, 2013. "Firm performance in a global market," Working Papers of Department of Economics, Leuven 507413, KU Leuven, Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), Department of Economics, Leuven.
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    • D2 - Microeconomics - - Production and Organizations
    • D4 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design
    • F00 - International Economics - - General - - - General
    • L1 - Industrial Organization - - Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance

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