Persistence of initial debt in the long-term employment dynamics of new firms
procedure. I then test the hypothesis that initial debt-to-asset ratios are irrelevant to growth of ten-year old manufacturing firms. I reject the null of independence, and find evidence of a non-monotonic relationship between age ten conditional size and the initial debt-to-asset ratio.
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Volume (Year): 40 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (August)
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