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dc.contributor.authorCoad, Alexen_US
dc.date.accessioned2008-03-07en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-07-27T09:40:03Z-
dc.date.available2009-07-27T09:40:03Z-
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/25678-
dc.description.abstractWhile Gibrat’s Law assumes that growth rate variance is independent of size, empirical work has usually found a negative relationship between growth rate variance and firm growth. Using data on French manufacturing firms, we observe a relatively low, but statistically significant, negative relationship between firm size and growth rate variance. Furthermore, we observe that growth rate variance does not decrease monotonically the more plants a firm possesses, which is at odds with a number of theoretical models.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUniversität Jena und Max-Planck-Institut für Ökonomik|cJenaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aJena economic research papers|x2007,101en_US
dc.subject.jelL25en_US
dc.subject.jelL20en_US
dc.subject.keywordGrowth rate varianceen_US
dc.subject.keywordFirm growthen_US
dc.subject.keywordScaling relationshipen_US
dc.subject.keywordMultiplant firmsen_US
dc.subject.keywordGibrat’s Lawen_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmenswachstumen_US
dc.subject.stwBetriebsgrößeen_US
dc.subject.stwVerarbeitendes Gewerbeen_US
dc.subject.stwFrankreichen_US
dc.titleFirm growth and scaling of growth rate variance in multiplant firmsen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn559549253en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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