Firm migration in the Swedish wholesale trade sector
This paper analyzes the determinants of firm migration in the Swedish wholesale trade sector using a unique dataset covering over 10,000 Swedish wholesale trade firms during the years 2000 – 2004. The results indicate that there are negative correlations between profits, firm age, and firm size and the probability of firm migration. Also, there is a positive correlation between firm growth in the previous year and firm migration, indicating that growth opportunities that can not be realized at the present location is an important motive for migration.
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|Date of creation:||01 Jul 2011|
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|Publication status:||Published as Håkansson, Johan, Zuzana Macuchova and Niklas Rudholm, 'Firm migration in the Swedish wholesale trade sector' in The International Review of Retail, Distribution and Consumer Research, 2013, pages 48-64.|
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