Multiproduct Firms and Product Turnover in the Developing World: Evidence from India

@article{Goldberg2010MultiproductFA,
  title={Multiproduct Firms and Product Turnover in the Developing World: Evidence from India},
  author={Penny Goldberg},
  journal={The Review of Economics and Statistics},
  year={2010},
  volume={92},
  pages={1042-1049}
}
This paper provides evidence on the patterns of multiproduct firm production in a large developing country, India, during a period that spans market reforms. In the cross-section, multiproduct firms in India look remarkably similar to their U.S. counterparts. The time-series patterns, however, exhibit important differences. In contrast to evidence from the United States, product churning, particularly product rationalization, is far less common in India. We find no link between product… CONTINUE READING

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