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Small business survival and sample selection bias

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  • Hanas Cader

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Small Business Economics.

    Volume (Year): 37 (2011)
    Issue (Month): 2 (September)
    Pages: 155-165

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:sbusec:v:37:y:2011:i:2:p:155-165

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    Keywords: Firm survival; Omitted observation; Selection bias; Two-stage estimation; C01; C25; C52; L26;

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    1. Tristan Boyer & Régis Blazy, 2014. "Born to be alive? The survival of innovative and non-innovative French micro-start-ups," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 42(4), pages 669-683, April.
    2. Branka Ahlin & Mateja Drnovšek & Robert Hisrich, 2014. "Entrepreneurs’ creativity and firm innovation: the moderating role of entrepreneurial self-efficacy," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 43(1), pages 101-117, June.

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