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NO. 277 报告人:毛其淋

——Input Tariff Liberalization, Institutional Environment and Markups: Evidence from China’s Accession to the WTO

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题目:Input Tariff Liberalization, Institutional Environment and Markups: Evidence from China’s Accession to the WTO

报告人:毛其淋   副教授  南开大学经济学院

主持人:张自斌  副教授   浙江大学经济学院

时间:2017年5月19日(周五)   15:30-17:00

地点:浙江大学玉泉校区经济学院418室

 

摘要:

This paper investigates the effects of input tariff liberalization on firm markups, and assesses how institutional environment affects such impacts by using Chinese firm-level data. To identify the causal effects, we exploit the quasi-natural experiment of China’s WTO accession in 2001 and perform difference-in-differences estimation. The results show that input tariff liberalization leads to a substantial increase in firm markups, and institutional environment significantly strengthens such an impact. We further uncover the underlying mechanisms through which input tariff liberalization boosts firm markups, and show that both price and cost channels work for the input tariff cut effect on firm markups, of which the latter is much more important. In addition, we also demonstrate that input tariff cut significantly fosters aggregate markup growth, and the reallocation effect is found to be an important channel via which input tariff liberalization boosts aggregate markup growth.

 

简介:毛其淋,南开大学经济学院副教授。主要研究领域为国际贸易、国际投资与发展经济学。论文发表于China Economic Review、《经济研究》、《管理世界》、《经济学(季刊)》、《世界经济》、《金融研究》、《中国工业经济》等国内外期刊,代表性专著在商务印书馆出版。入选天津市青年拔尖人才支持计划,曾两次获得安子介国际贸易研究奖,并获中国经济学优秀博士论文奖、天津市优秀博士论文奖、天津市社会科学优秀成果奖等奖项。担任China Economic Review、《经济研究》、《管理世界》等期刊匿名审稿人和国家自然科学基金项目评审专家;主持国家自然科学基金青年项目、中央高校专项基金项目等国家级或省部级项目。

 

 

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