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Growth beyond Gibrat: firm growth processes and strategies

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  • Erik Stam

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Small Business Economics.

Volume (Year): 35 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (September)
Pages: 129-135

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Handle: RePEc:kap:sbusec:v:35:y:2010:i:2:p:129-135

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Keywords: Firm growth; Growth processes; Strategy; Gibrat’s Law; D21; L22; L25; L26; M13;

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  1. Alessi, Lucia & Barigozzi, Matteo & Capasso, Marco, 2013. "The common component of firm growth," Structural Change and Economic Dynamics, Elsevier, vol. 26(C), pages 73-82.
  2. Joachim Wagner, 2010. "The post-entry performance of cohorts of export starters in German manufacturing industries," Working Paper Series in Economics 187, University of Lüneburg, Institute of Economics.
  3. Gavin Reid & Zhibin Xu, 2012. "Generalising Gibrat: using Chinese evidence founded on fieldwork," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 39(4), pages 1017-1028, November.
  4. Johann Peter Murmann & Jenny Korn & Hagen Worch, 2014. "How Fast Can Firms Grow?," Journal of Economics and Statistics (Jahrbuecher fuer Nationaloekonomie und Statistik), Justus-Liebig University Giessen, Department of Statistics and Economics, vol. 234(2-3), pages 210-233, April.
  5. Parinduri, Rasyad, 2012. "The effects of owners' family hardship on micro and small firms' growth: an evidence from Indonesia," MPRA Paper 39039, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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