Productivity and Openness: Firm Level Evidence in Brazilian Manufacturing Industries

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Wenjun Liu; Shoji Nishijima;
(2012)
  • Subject: TFP, Liberalization, Brazil, Stochastic frontier analysis
    • jel: jel:D22 | jel:O12 | jel:O54

This study investigates the productivity of Brazilian manufacturing industries, particularly addressing the influence of liberalization on productivity. We first calculate total factor productivity (TFP) by estimating the stochastic frontier production function and the ... View more
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