Do Schumpeterian Waves of Creative Destruction Lead to Higher Productivity? Panel Data Evidence from Poland
AbstractWe look at the determinants and consequences of job reallocation in the 22 2-digit sectors of the manufacturing industry in Poland over the period 1993 - 1997. Import competition and competitive market structure (weak concentration) are found to lead to more reallocation. Moreover, more reallocation seems to be associated with more productive industries in some specifications. This confirms implications from neo-Schumpetarian growth models: one channel through which competition might positively affect growth is through the reallocation of scarce resources from declining firms to rising ones.
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Schumpetarian growth; job flows; competition; trade;
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- Frederic Warzynski, 2002. "Do Schumpeterian Waves of Creative Destruction Lead to Higher Productivity? Panel Data Evidence from Poland," William Davidson Institute Working Papers Series 485, William Davidson Institute at the University of Michigan.
- F16 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade and Labor Market Interactions
- J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity
- J6 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers
- O3 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights
- P3 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Institutions and Their Transitions
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