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dc.contributor.authorRaff, Horsten_US
dc.contributor.authorWagner, Joachimen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-11-23en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T12:04:27Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T12:04:27Z-
dc.date.issued2009en_US
dc.identifier.piurn:nbn:de:101:1-200910141146en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/35939-
dc.description.abstractThis paper uses an oligopoly model with heterogeneous firms to examine how an industry adjusts to rising import competition. The model predicts that in the short run the least efficient firms in the industry become inactive, surviving firms face a fall in output, mark-ups and profits, and the average productivity of survivors increases. These pro-competitive effects of import penetration on the domestic industry disappear in the long run. The predictions for the short run are confirmed in an empirical study of the German clothing industry.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherForschungsinst. zur Zukunft der Arbeit Bonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion Papers 4434en_US
dc.subject.jelF12en_US
dc.subject.jelF15en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordInternational tradeen_US
dc.subject.keywordfirm heterogeneityen_US
dc.subject.keywordproductivityen_US
dc.subject.keywordclothing industryen_US
dc.subject.stwBekleidungsindustrieen_US
dc.subject.stwInternationaler Wettbewerben_US
dc.subject.stwImporten_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftliche Anpassungen_US
dc.subject.stwProduktivitäten_US
dc.subject.stwIndustrieller Strukturwandelen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleIntra-industry adjustment to import competition: theory and application to the German clothing industryen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn613269799en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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