Survival of contractors with previous subcontracting experience
AbstractWe examine the impact of the type of past experience for de novo contractors on business duration. Our results show that early involvement as a subcontractor in government procurement projects increases the chance of survival.
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Volume (Year): 117 (2012)
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Government procurement; Subcontracting; Survival;
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- D44 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure and Pricing - - - Auctions
- H57 - Public Economics - - National Government Expenditures and Related Policies - - - Procurement
- L74 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Primary Products and Construction - - - Construction
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