Strategy, Scale or Policy? Exit in the Australian Car Industry
AbstractThis paper estimates the importance of strategy, scale and policy in determining the pattern of exit in the Australian car industry. Previous studies found only a weak role for strategy in exit from declining industries. Using a new dataset and improvements on the specification used in earlier studies, we find stronger evidence that strategy influences the pattern of exit where economies of scale are less important. Protection is also found to negatively influence the likelihood of exit.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by School of Economics, La Trobe University in its series Working Papers with number 2000.14.
Length: 28 pages
Date of creation: 2000
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Automobile Industry; Strategic Planning; Policy Making EDIRC Provider-Institution: RePEc:edi:smlatau;
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- Fleischmann, Matthew P & Prentice, David, 2001. "Strategy, Scale or Policy? Exit in the Australian Car Industry," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 77(239), pages 351-60, December.
- Matthew P Fleischmann & David Prentice, 2000. "Strategy, Scale or Policy? Exit in the Australian Car Industry," Working Papers 2000.14, School of Economics, La Trobe University.
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