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Competition and Firm Productivity

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Source: Competition and Firm Productivity : Evidence from Firm-Level Data

Volume/Issue: 2010/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Schiffbauer , and Sandra Ospina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

ISBN: 9781451982114

Keywords: regulation, entry costs, survey, correlation, instrumental variables, heteroscedasticity, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper presents empirical evidence on the impact of competition on firm productivity. Using firm-level observations from the World Bank Enterprise Survey database, we find a positive and robust causal relations...

Structural Reform Packages, Sequencing, and the Informal Economy

Structural Reform Packages, Sequencing, and the Informal Economy »

Source: Structural Reform Packages, Sequencing, and the Informal Economy

Volume/Issue: 2017/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsuzsa Munkacsi , and Magnus Saxegaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2017

ISBN: 9781484302101

Keywords: Shadow economy, structural reforms, labor market deregulation, product market deregulation, unemployment, hiring costs, endogenous firm entry, informal employment, small-open economy, reform packages

This paper explores the macroeconomic impacts of labor and product market deregulation using a small open-economy model with formal and informal markets. We examine both the long-run effects and the transition towa...

Competition and Firm Productivity
			: Evidence from Firm-Level Data

Competition and Firm Productivity : Evidence from Firm-Level Data »

Volume/Issue: 2010/67

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Marc Schiffbauer , and Sandra Ospina

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 01 March 2010

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781451982114.001

ISBN: 9781451982114

Keywords: regulation, entry costs, survey, correlation, instrumental variables, heteroscedasticity, Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development, Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity: General,

This paper presents empirical evidence on the impact of competition on firm productivity. Using firm-level observations from the World Bank Enterprise Survey database, we find a positive and robust causal relations...

Structural Reform Packages, Sequencing, and the Informal Economy

Structural Reform Packages, Sequencing, and the Informal Economy »

Volume/Issue: 2017/125

Series: IMF Working Papers

Author(s): Zsuzsa Munkacsi , and Magnus Saxegaard

Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND

Publication Date: 26 May 2017

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5089/9781484302101.001

ISBN: 9781484302101

Keywords: Shadow economy, structural reforms, labor market deregulation, product market deregulation, unemployment, hiring costs, endogenous firm entry, informal employment, small-open economy, reform packages

This paper explores the macroeconomic impacts of labor and product market deregulation using a small open-economy model with formal and informal markets. We examine both the long-run effects and the transition towa...