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New firm performance and territorial driving forces

Silvia Gorenstein, Raul Dichiara, Gustavo Burachik (), Andrea Castellano and Federico Castellano
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Silvia Gorenstein: UNSUR
Raul Dichiara: UNSUR
Andrea Castellano: UNSUR
Federico Castellano: UNSUR

Industrial Organization from EconWPA

Abstract: We study post entry performance of manufactuirng firms in 3 municipalities of Buenos Aires province, borned between 1990 and 1999. The aim of the paper is to identify main factors explaining firm growth. The focus is directed to endogenous determinants of firm performance, individual or local as well, taking into account the growing interest those elements are receiving in recent literature about local development. The results show that firm tradability grade is the key variable explaining performance. This factor is strongly influenced by entrepreneur´s profile but also by macroeconomic context.

Keywords: local development; new firms; firm performance; tradability (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: L (search for similar items in EconPapers)
New Economics Papers: this item is included in nep-ent, nep-tid and nep-ure
Date: 2005-11-15
Note: Type of Document - pdf; pages: 36. Presented at International Geographical Union Annual Meeting. Trento (Italy) October 2000
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