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Endogenous Antitrust: Cross-Country Evidence on the Impact of Competition-Enhancing Policies on Productivity

Joan-Ramon Borrell () and Mara Tolosa
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Mara Tolosa: University of Barcelona

Industrial Organization from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: This paper presents empirical evidence regarding the effect of simultaneous antitrust and trade policy on productivity. We find that treating antitrust across countries as an exogenous policy overestimates the impact of competition on productivity by as much as 18%.

Keywords: Antitrust; Productivity; Political economy (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D7 L4 O4 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 8 pages
Date: 2005-04-08
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