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Unformatted text preview: earlier shielded by trade protection 2. Plant in the import competing sector were becoming more productive over the period 3. These are within plant productivity effects 4. They experience productivity gains of between 3 and 10% 5. Exporters of exportable products did not experience productivity im-provements attributable to liberalized trade these Frms may already have been fully competitive Summing Up Consistent estimates of production functions Liberalised trade enhances plant productivity Productivity of producers in the import competing sectors improved by between 3 and 10% more than productivity in the non-traded sectors Development Economics, LSE Summer School 2007 173...
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