Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Marc Schiffbauer , and Sandra Ospina
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 March 2010
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...