Endogenous Antitrust: Cross-Country Evidence on the Impact of Competition-Enhancing Policies on Productivity
8 Pages Posted: 22 Nov 2004
Date Written: November 2004
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
JEL Classification: D7, L4, O4
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