Can production subsidies explain China's export performance?


  • Girma
  • S.
  • Gong
  • Y.
  • Görg
  • H.
  • Yu
  • Z.
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China has largely reduced the scope of its production and innovation subsidies at the firm level, but some still remain. Recent research shows that such production subsidies do, on average, boost firm-level exports especially in more innovative and capital-intensive industries and especially for firms with previous export experience.

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Key Words

  • innovation
  • international trade
  • Internationaler Handel
  • productivity