Transparency, entry, and productivity

Yiquan Gu, Tobias Wenzel

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This paper studies the relationship between transparency on the consumer side and productivity of firms. We show that more transparent markets are characterized by higher average productivity as firms with low productivity abstain from entering these markets.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7-10
Number of pages4
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2012


  • Firm productivity
  • Heterogeneous firms
  • Market transparency
  • Salop model

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Finance


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