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The patterns of output growth of firms and countries: Scale invariances and scale specificities

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  • Carolina Castaldi & Giovanni Dosi, 2009. "The patterns of output growth of firms and countries: Scale invariances and scale specificities," Empirical Economics, Springer, vol. 37(3), pages 475-495, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:spr:empeco:v:37:y:2009:i:3:p:475-495
    DOI: 10.1007/s00181-008-0242-x
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    Keywords

    International distribution of income; International growth rates; Firm growth; Scaling laws; Growth volatility; Exponential tails; C10; C14; O11;

    JEL classification:

    • C10 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - General
    • C14 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General - - - Semiparametric and Nonparametric Methods: General
    • O11 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Macroeconomic Analyses of Economic Development

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