Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/25695
Authors: 
Stam, Erik
Gibcus, Petra
Telussa, Jennifer
Garnsey, Elizabeth
Year of Publication: 
2008
Series/Report no.: 
Jena economic research papers 2008,005
Abstract: 
This paper analyses the association between dynamic capabilities and new firm growth, controlling for measures of firm resources, characteristics of the entrepreneur, and aspects of the environment. The central research question is: How strong is the relationship between dynamic capabilities and the growth of new firms? The paper opens with a review of empirical studies on employment growth in new firms and then moves on to a discussion on the role of dynamic capabilities in the explanation of new firm growth. After a description of the data and variables the results and implications of this study are discussed.
Subjects: 
new firms
firm growth
innovation
dynamic capabilities
JEL: 
D21
L23
L25
L26
M13
M21
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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