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Influencia de las ofertas públicas de adquisición sobre el empleo de las empresas adquiridas: un análisis empírico

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  • Nuria Alcalde Fradejas

    (Universidad de Zaragoza)

  • Inés Pérez-Soba Aguilar

    (Universidad Complutense de Madrid)

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    En este trabajo se analiza empíricamente si tras una oferta pública de adquisición (OPA) se producen reducciones significativas en el número de empleados de las empresas adquiridas y cuáles son sus factores determinantes. A partir de una muestra de 67 empresas españolas no financieras que fueron objeto de OPA durante 1990-2000 se constata una variación mayoritariamente negativa en el número de empleados de dichas empresas. Estas reducciones resultan más probables en las empresas de mayor tamaño, menor rentabilidad y productividad laboral antes de la OPA y en las que se producen cambios en la cúpula directiva tras la OPA.

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    Volume (Year): 31 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 1 (January)
    Pages: 5-42

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