Industrial policy and competition
Jing Cai (),
Mathias Dewatripont (),
Ann Harrison () and
ULB Institutional Repository from ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles
Using a comprehensive dataset of all medium and large enterprises in China between 1998 and 2007, we show that industrial policies allocated to competitive sectors or that foster competition in a sector increase productivity growth. We measure competition using the Lerner Index and include as industrial policies subsidies tax holidays, loans, and tariffs. Measures to foster competition include policies that are more dispersed across firms in a sector or measures that encourage younger and more productive enterprises.
Note: SCOPUS: ar.j
References: Add references at CitEc
Citations: View citations in EconPapers (83) Track citations by RSS feed
Published in: American Economic Journal. Macroeconomics (2015) v.7 n° 4,p.1-32
There are no downloads for this item, see the EconPapers FAQ for hints about obtaining it.
Journal Article: Industrial Policy and Competition (2015)
Working Paper: Industrial Policy and Competition (2012)
Working Paper: Industrial Policy and Competition (2011)
This item may be available elsewhere in EconPapers: Search for items with the same title.
Export reference: BibTeX
RIS (EndNote, ProCite, RefMan)
Persistent link: https://EconPapers.repec.org/RePEc:ulb:ulbeco:2013/229424
Ordering information: This working paper can be ordered from
http://hdl.handle.ne ... lb.ac.be:2013/229424
Access Statistics for this paper
More papers in ULB Institutional Repository from ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles Contact information at EDIRC.
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Benoit Pauwels ().