PROCESSING TRADE, TARIFF REDUCTIONS AND FIRM PRODUCTIVITY: EVIDENCE FROM CHINESE FIRMS

This article explores how reductions in tariffs on imported inputs and final goods affect the productivity of large Chinese trading firms, with the special tariff treatment that processing firms receive on imported inputs. Firm-level input and output tariffs are constructed. Both types of tariff red...

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Volume: 125
Main Author: Miaojie Yu
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: OXFORD John Wiley & Sons Ltd 01.06.2015
OXFORD UNIV PRESS
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published in: The Economic journal (London) Vol. 125; no. 585; pp. 943 - 988
Data of publication: 20150601
ISSN: 0013-0133
1468-0297
EISSN: 1468-0297
Discipline: Economics
Bibliography: I thank Robert Feenstra, Gordon Hanson, Samuel Kortum, Kala Krishna, Zhiyuan Li, Justin Lin, Devashish Mitra, Larry Qiu, Jose Antonio Rodriguez Lopez, Robert Staiger, Joaquim Silvestre, Wei Tian, Heiwai Tang, Yang Yao and Zhihong Yu for their very helpful comments and constructive suggestions. Financial support from China's Natural Science Foundation Grant (No. 71003010) is gratefully acknowledged. I thank the editor, Rachel Griffith, and two anonymous referees for their very insightful suggestions. All errors are mine.
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