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Analysing the employment effects of mergers and acquisitions

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  • Lehto, Eero
  • Böckerman, Petri

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Volume (Year): 68 (2008)
Issue (Month): 1 (October)
Pages: 112-124

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Cited by:
  1. Wagner, Joachim, 2011. "Productivity and International Firm Activities: What Do We Know?," IZA Policy Papers 23, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  2. Benjamin Furlan & Harald Oberhofer & Hannes Winner, 2014. "A Note on Merger and Acquisition Evaluation," WIFO Working Papers, WIFO 462, WIFO.
  3. Mathieu Bunel & Richard Duhautois & Lucie Gonzalez, 2010. "Are Mergers and Acquisitions Accompanied by Increasing Recourse to THS employment? A French perspective," Economics Bulletin, AccessEcon, vol. 30(1), pages 614-623.
  4. Bandick, Roger & Karpaty, Patrik, 2011. "Employment effects of foreign acquisition," International Review of Economics & Finance, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 20(2), pages 211-224, April.
  5. Hiroyuki Taguchi & Taichi Yanagawa, 2013. "The dynamic impacts of M&A on employment in Japan," Journal of Management and Governance, Springer, Springer, vol. 17(2), pages 511-533, May.
  6. Oberhofer, Harald, 2010. "Employment effects of acquisitions: Evidence from acquired European firms," Working Papers in Economics and Finance, University of Salzburg 2010-10, University of Salzburg.
  7. repec:ebl:ecbull:v:30:y:2010:i:1:p:614-623 is not listed on IDEAS

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