Publications by Author: Braun, Matias

Aghion, Philippe, Matias Braun, and Johannes Fedderke. 2007. “Competition and Productivity Growth in South Africa”. Abstract

Using three different panel data sets, we show: (i) that mark-ups are significantly higher in South African manufacturing industries than they are in corresponding industries worldwide; (ii) that competition policy (i.e a reduction of mark-ups) should have largely positive effects on productivity growth in South Africa.

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