Bertelsmann Stiftung (ed.)

Bernhard Ganglmair, Nadine Hahn, Michael Hellwig, Alexander Kann, Bettina Peters, Ilona Tsanko

Price Markups, Innovation, and Productivity: Evidence from Germany

  • 1. edition 2020 (PDF)
  • Free of charge

In the Corona crisis, there is a threat of an increase in market concentration in favour of a few large corporations. This threatens Germany as a location for innovation. We show: Competition is an important driver of corporate productivity and innovation.