*This paper won a Young Economists' Essay Award from the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE) in 2007. It circulated previously under the title ‘Testing for Heterogeneous Business Practices across Firms in Developing Countries.’ I am greatly indebted to Ricardo Fort at the Coca-Cola Company for facilitating access to Nielsen's market data and McCann Erickson's advertising data. I also thank Isadora Nardy, Claudia Pessoa and Daniela Pisetta at the Coca-Cola Co. and, in particular, Bruno Gouvea at Nielsen. I am grateful to Alaor Dall'Antonia, Jr. and Maria Cristina Costa at the National Institute of Meteorology (INMET) for access to climatic data. I further thank Allan Collard-Wexler, Peter Davis, Tom Hubbard, Cristian Huse, Mike Mazzeo, Margaret Slade, Joel Slemrod, Scott Stern, John Sutton and Catherine Thomas, as well as the Editor and a referee, for comments. Financial support from CAPES and from the LSE, and the provision of research facilities by STICERD, are gratefully acknowledged. The usual disclaimer applies.
CUT-THROAT FRINGE COMPETITION IN AN EMERGING COUNTRY MARKET: TAX EVASION OR THE ABSENCE OF MARKET POWER?*
Article first published online: 24 NOV 2009
© 2009 The Authors. Journal compilation © 2009 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. and the Editorial Board of The Journal of Industrial Economics
The Journal of Industrial Economics
Volume 57, Issue 4, pages 677–711, December 2009
How to Cite
SALVO, A. (2009), CUT-THROAT FRINGE COMPETITION IN AN EMERGING COUNTRY MARKET: TAX EVASION OR THE ABSENCE OF MARKET POWER?. The Journal of Industrial Economics, 57: 677–711. doi: 10.1111/j.1467-6451.2009.00400.x
- Issue published online: 24 NOV 2009
- Article first published online: 24 NOV 2009
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