ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Aaheli Ahmed

Is India Ready for Tariff Reforms?

Recent trade models with fi rm heterogeneity predict that trade liberalisation reduces the number of fi rms and the fi rms’ markups, while it increases the average size of fi rms. The present study attempts to test these predictions in the context of trade reforms in India with the Annual Survey of Industries data over two decades (1987–88 to 2017–18) by using a difference-in-difference approach and comments on the recent policy framework in that light.