Essays on Firm Dynamics and Macroeconomics


Title of Document: ESSAYS ON FIRM DYNAMICS AND MACROECONOMICS Ryan Allen Decker, Doctor of Philosophy, 2015 Directed By: Professor John C. Haltiwanger Department of Economics I describe two studies in firm dynamics and macroeconomics. Chapter 1 reports on the large decline in entrepreneurial activity that preceded and accompanied the Great Recession and… (More)


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