Local Protectionism, Market Structure, and Social Welfare: China’s Automobile Market

Abstract

While China has made great strides in transforming its centrally-planned economy to a market-oriented economy, there still exist widespread interregional trade barriers, such as policies and practices that protect local firms against competition from non-local firms. This study documents the presence of local protectionism and quantifies its impacts on… (More)

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@inproceedings{Barwick2017LocalPM, title={Local Protectionism, Market Structure, and Social Welfare: China’s Automobile Market}, author={Panle Jia Barwick and Shengmao Cao and Shanjun Li}, year={2017} }