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dc.contributor.authorBhaumik, Sumon Kumaren_US
dc.contributor.authorGangopadhyay, Shubhashisen_US
dc.contributor.authorKrishnan, Shagunen_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-11-06en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T09:09:01Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T09:09:01Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/33227-
dc.description.abstractIt is now stylized that, while the impact of ownership on firm productivity is unclear, product market competition can be expected to have a positive impact on productivity, thereby making entry (or contestability of markets) desirable. Traditional research in the context of entry has explored the strategic reactions of incumbent firms when threatened by the possibility of entry. However, following De Soto (1989), there has been increasing emphasis on regulatory and institutional factors governing entry rates, especially in the context of developing countries. Using 3-digit industry level data from India, for the 1984-97 period, we examine the phenomenon of entry in the Indian context. Our empirical results suggest that during the 1980s industry level factors largely explained variations in entry rates, but that, following the economic federalism brought about by the post-1991 reforms, variations entry rates during the 1990s were explained largely by state level institutional and legacy factors. We also find evidence to suggest that, in India, entry rates were positively associated with growth in total factor productivity.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion Papers |x2043en_US
dc.subject.jelL11en_US
dc.subject.jelL52en_US
dc.subject.jelL64en_US
dc.subject.jelL67en_US
dc.subject.jelO14en_US
dc.subject.jelO17en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordentryen_US
dc.subject.keywordproductivityen_US
dc.subject.keywordinstitutionsen_US
dc.subject.keywordregulationsen_US
dc.subject.keywordIndiaen_US
dc.subject.keywordreformsen_US
dc.subject.stwPrivatwirtschaften_US
dc.subject.stwProduktivitäten_US
dc.subject.stwRegulierungen_US
dc.subject.stwMarkteintritten_US
dc.subject.stwVerarbeitendes Gewerbeen_US
dc.subject.stwIndienen_US
dc.titleReforms, entry and productivity: some evidence from the Indian manufacturing sectoren_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn510931804en_US
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