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Firm Size and Employment Determination in Dutch Manufacturing Industries


  • Lever, M-H-C


This paper examines whether the determination of employment differs between large and small firms. An employment equation is estimated on panel data of 67 three-degit industries in Dutch manufacturing (1974-1986).

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  • Lever, M-H-C, 1995. "Firm Size and Employment Determination in Dutch Manufacturing Industries," Papers 9509/e, NEUHUYS - RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR SMALL AND MEDIUM.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:miklrr:9509/e

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    JEL classification:

    • L60 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Manufacturing - - - General
    • J23 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Demand


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