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The growth of firms : a survey of theories and empirical evidence

Author: Alex Coad
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar, ©2009.
Series: New perspectives on the modern corporation.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a catalog of empirical work, as well as a coherent theoretical structure within which various results can be interpreted and understood. This book brings together a large body of research on firm growth from a multidisciplinary perspective, providing a synthesis of stylized facts and empirical regularities.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Coad, Alex.
Growth of firms.
Cheltenham, UK : Edward Elgar, ©2009
(DLC) 2009924303
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Coad
ISBN: 9781848443273 1848443277 9781848449107 1848449100 1282244728 9781282244726
OCLC Number: 432429019
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 199 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Firm size distributions --
3. Growth rate distributions --
4. Gibrat's law --
5. Profits, productivity and firm growth --
6. Innovation and firm growth --
7. Other determinants of firm growth --
8. Theoretical perspectives --
9. Growth strategies --
10. Growth of small and large firms --
11. Conclusion.
Series Title: New perspectives on the modern corporation.
Responsibility: Alex Coad.

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Research into firm growth has been accumulating at a terrific pace, and Alex Coad's survey of this multifaceted field provides a detailed, comprehensive overview of the latest developments.  Read more...

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