Endogenous Antitrust: Cross-Country Evidence on the Impact of Competition-Enhancing Policies on Productivity
Joan-Ramon Borrell () and
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Mara Tolosa: University of Barcelona
Industrial Organization from University Library of Munich, Germany
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
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Journal Article: Endogenous antitrust: cross-country evidence on the impact of competition-enhancing policies on productivity (2008)
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