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Revenues as a Proxy for Profits: A Cautionary Note

  • Daunfeldt, Sven-Olov

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    (The Swedish Retail Institute (HUI))

  • Rudholm, Niklas

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    (The Swedish Retail Institute (HUI))

In the entry literature, researchers sometimes use revenues as a proxy for profits because this is the only data available. Doing so could seriously bias the results.

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Length: 19 pages
Date of creation: 01 Jan 2006
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Publication status: Published as Daunfeldt, Sven-Olov and Niklas Rudholm, 'Revenues as a Proxy for Profits: A Cautionary Note' in European Journal of Finance, 2007, pages 657-667.
Handle: RePEc:hhs:huiwps:0005
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  1. Fiona M. Scott Morton, 1999. "Entry Decisions in the Generic Pharmaceutical Industry," Yale School of Management Working Papers ysm119, Yale School of Management.
  2. Daunfeldt, Sven-Olov & Rudholm, Niklas & Bergström, Fredrik, 2005. "Entry into Swedish Retail and Wholesale Trade Markets," HUI Working Papers 2, HUI Research.
  3. Daunfeldt, Sven-Olov & Orth, Matilda & Rudholm, Niklas, 2007. "Entry into Local Retail Food Markets in Sweden: A Real-Options Approach," HUI Working Papers 1, HUI Research.
  4. Geroski, P. A., 1995. "What do we know about entry?," International Journal of Industrial Organization, Elsevier, vol. 13(4), pages 421-440, December.
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