An international cohort comparison of size effects on job growth

@article{AnyadikeDanes2015AnIC,
  title={An international cohort comparison of size effects on job growth},
  author={Michael Keith Anyadike-Danes and Carl Magnus L Bjuggren and Sandra Gottschalk and Werner Hoelzl and Dan Johansson and Mika Maliranta and Anja Grinde Myrann},
  journal={Small Business Economics},
  year={2015},
  volume={44},
  pages={821-844}
}
The contribution of different-sized businesses to job creation continues to attract policymakers’ attention; however, it has recently been recognised that conclusions about size were confounded with the effect of age. We probe the role of size, controlling for age, by comparing the cohorts of firms born in 1998 over their first decade of life, using variation across half a dozen northern European countries Austria, Finland, Germany, Norway, Sweden and the UK to pin down size effects. We find… CONTINUE READING
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