Firm Dynamics: Variation in Profitability Across Canadian Firms of Different Sizes, 2000 to 2009
AbstractAre small firms more profitable than large firms? This paper uses a longitudinal firm-level dataset to explore the financial performance of firms across size classes, and across industries and provinces during the 2000-to-2009 period. It also examines the volatility of profitability across firm size classes.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Statistics Canada, Economic Analysis Division in its series The Canadian Economy in Transition with number 2012026e.
Date of creation: 31 Jul 2012
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Business performance and ownership; Financial statements and performance; Small and medium-sized businesses;
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