Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/172986
Authors: 
Rodriguez-Lopez, Antonio
Yu, Miaojie
Year of Publication: 
2017
Series/Report no.: 
CESifo Working Paper 6710
Abstract: 
Chinese firms faced an all-around trade liberalization process during the early 2000s: lower barriers from other countries on Chinese goods, and lower Chinese barriers on other countries’ goods and inputs. Using novel firm-level tariff data for trading Chinese manufacturing firms, this paper disentangles the effects of each type of trade liberalization on Chinese firm-level em-ployment. For each firm type, reductions in Chinese and foreign final-good tariffs are associated with job destruction in low-productivity firms and job creation in high-productivity firms. In contrast, the net effect of reductions in Chinese input tariffs is limited to job destruction in low-productivity ordinary exporters.
Subjects: 
firm-level employment
firm-level tariffs
heterogeneous firms
JEL: 
F12
F14
F16
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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