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Import competition, dynamic resource allocation and productivity dispersion: micro-level evidence from China

Sai Ding, Wei Jiang and Puyang Sun.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2016; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Production and Organizations; Economic Development. 10121 words.

Can trade liberalization shape sector dynamics by inducing reallocation of resources towards more efficient use? This paper explores whether and how import competition affects productivity...

Prices, Plant Size, and Product Quality

Maurice Kugler and Eric Verhoogen.

in The Review of Economic Studies

January 2012; p ublished online November 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 16881 words.

Drawing on uncommonly rich and representative data from the Colombian manufacturing census, this paper documents new empirical relationships between input prices, output prices, and plant...

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‘Proactive fast-tracking’ diffusion of supermarkets in developing countries: implications for market institutions and trade

Thomas Reardon, Spencer Henson and Julio Berdegué.

in Journal of Economic Geography

July 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Factor Movements and International Business; Services; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Economic Development. 16853 words.

Supermarkets have spread extremely rapidly in developing countries after the ‘take-off’ in the early to mid-1990s. Former analyses of supermarket diffusion have not adequately explained the...

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Quality upgrading, competition and trade policy: evidence from the agri-food sector

Daniele Curzi, Valentina Raimondi and Alessandro Olper.

in European Review of Agricultural Economics

April 2015; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Trade; Agricultural Economics; Single Equation Models; Single Variables; Economic Development; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 12281 words.

This paper analyses the extent to which the reduction of import tariffs as a measure of import competition affects the quality upgrading of the food products exported to the European Union...