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dc.contributor.authorAndersson, Martinen_US
dc.contributor.authorNoseleit, Florianen_US
dc.description.abstractWe use longitudinal data over a decade on start-ups and employment in Swedish regions and analyze the effect of start-ups on subsequent employment growth. We extend previous analyses by examining the influence of regional start-ups in a sector on regional employment growth in the same sector and on other sectors. We find differences between different types of start-ups. Knowledge-intensive start-ups seem to have larger effects on the regional economy. In particular, start-ups in high-end services have significant negative impacts on employment in other sectors but a positive long-run impact. This is consistent with the idea that start-ups are a vehicle for changes in the composition of regional industry. Moreover, our results illustrate that the known S-shaped pattern can be attributed to different effects that start-ups in a sector have on employment change in the same sector and in others.en_US
dc.publisherUniversität Jena und Max-Planck-Institut für Ökonomik Jenaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesJena economic research papers 2008,091en_US
dc.subject.keywordemployment growthen_US
dc.subject.keywordregional developmenten_US
dc.subject.stwRegionale Entwicklungen_US
dc.subject.stwRegionaler Strukturwandelen_US
dc.subject.stwRegionaler Arbeitsmarkten_US
dc.titleStart-ups and employment growth: evidence from Swedenen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
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