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China’s industrial policy fosters collusion

Brooks, Wyatt, Li, Yao Amber and Dimble, Vikas (2017) China’s industrial policy fosters collusion. International Growth Centre Blog (11 Jan 2017). Website.

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China’s economic growth is often attributed to the rapid proliferation of special economic zones (SEZ). New research suggests that gains to firms arising from the preferential tax and regulatory incentives for locating inside an SEZ, may come at a cost to consumers. Clustering may equally promote competition and collusion among firms in SEZs; could benefits from collusion outweigh the costs?

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Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s); Online
Divisions: International Growth Centre
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2017 14:43
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2020 23:19

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