Small firms in Portugal: a selective survey of stylized facts, economic analysis, and policy implications

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I survey a number of stylized facts pertaining to the dynamics of firm entry, growth, and exit in competitive industries. I focus particularly on data for Portugal, although I also consider, for comparison purposes, data from other countries. I then present a series of theoretical models that attempt to explain the stylized facts and evaluate the welfare… (More)

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@inproceedings{Cabral2007SmallFI, title={Small firms in Portugal: a selective survey of stylized facts, economic analysis, and policy implications}, author={Lu{\'i}s M. B. Cabral}, year={2007} }