New Business Survival by Industry over Space and Time

Part of the Contributions to Management Science book series (MANAGEMENT SC.)


Setting up a firm can be an arduous task. Entering a market and competing successfully is subject to severe uncertainty and requires diverse qualifications that are rarely contained in one single person. As a result, a considerable proportion of new firms leave the market relatively soon after entering; thus, in some industries or regions only a minority of the entrants is able to survive for a longer period of time.


Ordinary Less Square Hazard Rate Survival Chance Unemployed Person Employment Change 


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© Physica-Verlag Heidelberg 2007

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