Financial health , exports and firm survival : A comparison of British and French firms

  title={Financial health , exports and firm survival : A comparison of British and French firms},
  author={Holger G{\"o}rg and Marina-Eliza Spaliara},
We examine the differential effects of financial status and exporting activity on the likelihood of survival for firms in the UK and France two countries with different financial systems. We aim to answer two main questions: What is the direct impact of financial characteristics and different facets of exporting activity on the likelihood of survival? Do the sensitivities of survival incidence to financial variables vary with the exporting status of firms? We find strong evidence that… CONTINUE READING
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