Privatization and Productivity in China

  • Yuyu Cheny, Mitsuru Igamiz, Masayuki Sawadax, Mo Xiao
  • Published 2017


We study the impact of privatization in China, which has been credited for part of the country’s productivity growth. Because privatization involves political processes, self-selection and unobserved heterogeneity create endogeneity problems, which we address by augmenting the nonparametric approach of Gandhi, Navarro, and Rivers (2016) to incorporate …rms… (More)


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