B5R51619 - Firm performance and development -

Lesson 1: Introduction

⋄ Part I: Structural Reforms and Firm performance in Developping countries

Main structural reforms in Developping countries in the 90’ The effect of structural reforms on firms’ productivity, growth

The effect of structural reforms on firms’ investments and export/import activity

Characteristics of Multiproduct firms in developping countries

Lesson 1: Introduction

⋄ Part I: Structural Reforms and Firm performance in Developping countries

Main structural reforms in Developping countries in the 90’ (1) Product market reforms: Industrial liberalization (lesson 1) (2) Banking reform
(3) Services liberalization
(4) Trade liberalization

Lesson 2: Services sector reforms

The effects of services reforms on manufacturing firm’ performance Input-output linkages
Productivity and export patterns of manufacturing firms

Lesson 3: Trade and Firm Productivity

The effects of trade liberalization on firm performance

⋄ Trade reforms and firm productivity
⋄ Disentangling the effect of output and input tariffs ⋄ Foreign competition channel
⋄ Imported inputs channel

Lesson 4: Quality upgrading and product growth

Prices and quality
Demand for quality products; Quality as a demand shifter (CES), Endogenous supply of quality;

Lesson 4: The role of product quality

Input-trade liberalization and quality upgrading.
Input-trade liberalization and new varieties.
Input-trade liberalization and skilled-biased technical change.

Suggested readings:

Bas, M and Paunov, C. What gains and distributional implications result from trade liberalization?, mimeo.

Khandelwal, A., Schott, P., Wei, S., 2013. Trade liberalization and embedded institutional reform: evidence from Chinese exporters. American Economic Review. 103 (6), 2169-2195.

Lesson 5: Trade, Prices, Mark-ups, Pass-through

Prices also reflect changes in markups.
How firms adjust their markups to input tarffs cuts


Informations sur l'espace de cours

Nom Archive année [2019-2020] Firm performance and development - Maria Bas
Nom abrégé [2019-2020] UP1-C-ELP-B5R51619-01 - Maria Bas
Groupes utilisateurs inscrits Consultation des ressources, participation aux activités :
  • [2019] UFR 02 EES - Matière (M2-S2) : Firm performance and development (groups-matiB5R51619-2019)
Consultation des ressources uniquement : No enrolled cohort.

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Élément pédagogique UP1-C-ELP-B5R51619 - Firm performance and development
Chemin complet > Année 2020-2021 > Paris 1 > UFR 02 : École d'économie de la Sorbonne > Master 2 Recherche Development economics > Semestre 4 > UE1 Cours de spécialisation > Firm performance and development