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Organizational Form, Growth and Stability

  • Jonathan S. Leonard
Part of the Studies on the Modern Japanese Economy book series

Abstract

Patterns of growth among establishments and firms are of central importance to questions of industrial organization and macroeconomics. Firms that gain efficiency or market power gain the opportunity to grow. The growth and decline of firms also means the creation and destruction of jobs, with consequent flows out of and into unemployment. Despite the important role establishment growth plays in both industrial organization and macroeconomic theories, it has rarely been subjected to systematic study. This chapter presents new empirical evidence of the nature and determinants of firm and establishment growth and stability.

Keywords

Corporate Structure Small Establishment Skill Intensity Establishment Growth Persistent Shock 
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© Toshiaki Tachibanaki 1994

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