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On the persistence of job creation in old and new firms

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  • Böheim, René
  • Stiglbauer, Alfred
  • Winter-Ebmer, Rudolf

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We analyze the persistence of new jobs in new and old firms. This measure assesses the sustainability of job creation in different circumstances. We find that new jobs in Austria last significantly longer in new than in old firms.

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.

Volume (Year): 105 (2009)
Issue (Month): 1 (October)
Pages: 17-19

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Handle: RePEc:eee:ecolet:v:105:y:2009:i:1:p:17-19

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Keywords: Job creation New firms Persistence;

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  1. Andreas Koch & Jochen Spaeth, 2009. "New Firms---Different Jobs? An Inquiry into the Quality of Employment in Start-ups and Incumbents," IAW Discussion Papers 50, Institut für Angewandte Wirtschaftsforschung (IAW).
  2. Andreas Koch & Jochen Späth & Harald Strotmann, 2012. "The Role of Employees for Post-Entry Firm Growth," IAW Discussion Papers 78, Institut für Angewandte Wirtschaftsforschung (IAW).

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