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Dealing with Interpretability Issues in Predicting Firm Growth: Factor Analysis Approach

Bilandžić Ana (), Marina Jeger () and Šarlija Nataša ()
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Šarlija Nataša: Faculty of Economics in Osijek, J.J. Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia

Business Systems Research, 2016, vol. 7, issue 2, 23-34

Abstract: Background: Alongside the theoretical progress made in understanding the factors that influence firm growth, many methodological challenges are yet to be overcome. Authors point to the notion of interpretability of growth prediction models as an important prerequisite for further advancement of the field as well as enhancement of models’ practical values.

Keywords: factor analysis; logistic regression; interpretability; growth prediction model (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: C53 C55 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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