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Source of Finance, Growth and Firm Size ? Evidence from China

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  • Du, Jun
  • Girma, Sourafel

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Using a comprehensive firm-level dataset spanning the period 1998-2005, this paper provides a thorough investigation of the relationship between f$

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  • Du, Jun & Girma, Sourafel, 2009. "Source of Finance, Growth and Firm Size ? Evidence from China," WIDER Working Paper Series 003, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  • Handle: RePEc:unu:wpaper:rp2009-03
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    China; finance; firm size; growth;

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