Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Mary Amiti , and Jozef Konings
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 July 2005
Keywords: inputs, imported inputs, intermediate inputs, foreign ownership, standard errors, international trade, Trade: General, Models of Trade with Imperfect Competition and Scale Economies, Country and Industry Studies of Trade,
This paper estimates the effects of trade liberalization on plant productivity. In contrast to previous studies, we distinguish between productivity gains arising from lower tariffs on final goods relative to lower...