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Did Chinese import competition lower American innovativeness?

The central finding of our regression analysis is that firms whose industries were exposed to a greater surge of Chinese import competition from 1991 to 2007 experienced a significant decline in their patent output. A one standard deviation larger increase in import penetration decreased a firm’s patent output by 15 percentage points. Using data from […] The post Did Chinese import competition lower American innovativeness? appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
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