First published on
18 May 2017
Discussion Paper 046

Estimating Mark-ups and the Effect of Product Market Regulations in Selected Professional Services Sectors: A Firm-level Analysis


This paper studies the relationship between product market regulations and the mark-ups that firms in certain sectors are able to charge. The new empirical findings could be useful for the analytical work on estimating the impact of structural reforms.


Anna Thum-Thysen and Erik Canton

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Discussion Paper 046. May 2017. Brussels. PDF. 32pp. Tab. Graph. Bibliogr. Free.

KC-BD-17-046-EN-N (online)
ISBN 978-92-79-64883-0 (online)
ISSN 2443-8022 (online)
doi:10.2765/672172 (online)                           

JEL classification: D40, E31, L51


European Economy Discussion Papers are written by the staff of the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, or by experts working in association with them, to inform discussion on economic policy and to stimulate debate. The views expressed in this document are solely those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of the European Commission.


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