The Impact of Contestability on Prices in Manufacturing Industries
The goal of this papr was to investigate whether contestability has an impact on prices in Dutch manufacturing industries. The major finding were: 1- Estimating the price equation in long differences appeared to be the best technique. 2- The variables capital intensity, import penetration and turbulence appeared to be insignificant in the price equation. 3- Possible indicators for contestability were considered, using the variables c4, capital intensity, R&D entry and exit. 4- Of these possible indicators for contestability, c4, R&D intensity, net entry and entry have a significant impact on price...
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