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dc.contributor.authorHampe, Johannesen_US
dc.contributor.authorSteininger, Martinen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:20:20Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:20:20Z-
dc.date.issued2001en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/21203-
dc.description.abstractOur analysis of the survival of firms leads to the important result that the hypotheses aboutdifferences between various industries in the life duration of new firms and about the importance ofthe region of location for the probability of survival are confirmed. Many more enterprises arefounded in the service sector than in manufacturing, but also many more of these start-ups die.The probable life duration in agglomeration areas is in total greater than in rural areas. Theanalysis of the determinants of the hazard rates of firms confirmed the additional hypothesis that alarger number of employees at the time of foundation and the legal form of the limited companyreduce the risk of exit.The growth of employment in firms interviewed by us shows a similar sectoral and regionaldifferentiation as the life duration. The survey found that sectors with a greater proportion ofcooperating firms have a greater growth rate. The innovation activities however do hardly differbetween the analysed high-tech industries. Cooperation between start-up firms can be interpretedas a kind of mutual assistence which results predominantly from personal contacts. The personalnetworks which developed from the environment of the entrepreneurs and according to specificsector conditions should not be treated as equivalent to innovation networks for which our analysisdoes not find any empirical hint.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion paper series |x345en_US
dc.subject.jelL10en_US
dc.subject.jelR30en_US
dc.subject.jelC41en_US
dc.subject.jelJ2en_US
dc.subject.jelJ60en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordLife durationen_US
dc.subject.keywordlabor market policyen_US
dc.subject.keywordstart-upen_US
dc.subject.keywordhigh-tech firmsen_US
dc.subject.keywordcooperationen_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmensgründungen_US
dc.subject.stwHochtechnologiesektoren_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmensentwicklungen_US
dc.subject.stwBeschäftigungseffekten_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwRechtsformen_US
dc.subject.stwRegionen_US
dc.subject.stwBetriebsgrößeen_US
dc.subject.stwBrancheen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.subject.stwMünchen <Region>en_US
dc.titleSurvival, Growth, and Interfirm Collaboration of Start-Up Companies in High-Technology Industries: A Case Study of Upper Bavariaen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn844105481en_US
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