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Start-up size and industrial dynamics: some evidence from Italian manufacturing
Abstract The aim of this paper is to shed some light on industry dynamics in Italy. For this purpose we use a large and comprehensive longitudinal data base, identifying the start-up of newExpand
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Innovation, Employment and Skills in Advanced and Developing Countries: A Survey of Economic Literature
I discuss the theoretical and empirical literature on the quantitative and qualitative employment impact of technological change. I also compare the relative explanatory power of competing economicExpand
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Does Gibrat's Law hold among young, small firms?
Abstract.According to Gibrat's Law of Proportionate Effect, the growth rate of a given firm is independent of its size at the beginning of the examined period. Aimed at extending this line ofExpand
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Trade and Income Inequality in Developing Countries
Summary We use a dynamic specification to estimate the impact of trade on within-country income inequality in a sample of 65 developing countries (DCs) over the 1980-99 period. Our results suggestExpand
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Entrepreneurship and the Process of Firms' Entry, Survival and Growth
This survey paper aims at critically discussing the recent literature on firm formation and survival and the growth of new-born firms. The basic purpose is to single out the microeconomicExpand
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Liver Transplantation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Results of Down‐Staging in Patients Initially Outside the Milan Selection Criteria
Conventional criteria for liver transplantation for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma are single HCC ≤ 5 cm or less than or equal to three HCCs ≤ 3 cm. We prospectively evaluated the possibilityExpand
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Glucagon‐like peptide‐1 receptor activation stimulates hepatic lipid oxidation and restores hepatic signalling alteration induced by a high‐fat diet in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
Background/Aims: High‐fat dietary intake and low physical activity lead to insulin resistance, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH). Recent studies haveExpand
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Corporate R&D and firm efficiency: evidence from Europe’s top R&D investors
The main objective of this study is to investigate the impact of corporate research and development (R&D) activities on firm performance, measured by labour productivity. To this end, the stochasticExpand
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The Skill Bias Effect of Technological and Organisational Change: Evidence and Policy Implications
Previous empirical literature has shown that technological change can be considered the main cause of the skill bias (increase in the number of highly skilled workers) exhibited by manufacturingExpand
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R&D and Employment: An Application of the LSDVC Estimator Using European Microdata
The job creation effect of business R&D is tested applying the dynamic LSDVC estimator to a longitudinal database covering 677 European companies over the period 1990–2008. Job creation is detectedExpand
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