Note: Thanks to the team at IBGE, the national statistical office of Brazil, for their hospitality and providing access to the firm level data. IBGE ensures confidentiality of responses by requiring researchers to work on site at CDDI with output checked before leaving the premises. This paper benefited from detailed comments by Marcel Timmer, two anonymous referees, the editor Robert Hill, and numerous comments and discussions at the 2008 IARIW conference in Portoroz, the 2010 IARIW conference in Sankt Gallen, the CAED conference at Imperial College, and seminars at the University of Groningen and the Inter-American Development Bank.
Productivity in a Distorted Market: The Case of Brazil's Retail Sector
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© 2013 International Association for Research in Income and Wealth
Review of Income and Wealth
Volume 60, Issue 3, pages 499–524, September 2014
How to Cite
de Vries, G. J. (2014), Productivity in a Distorted Market: The Case of Brazil's Retail Sector. Review of Income and Wealth, 60: 499–524. doi: 10.1111/roiw.12017
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Appendix: Sensitivity Analysis of the Potential TFP Gains
Table A1: Elasticities of Substitution by Federal State
Figure A1: Potential Aggregate Productivity Gains from Resource Reallocation
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