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Channels of size adjustment and firm performance

Holger Breinlich, Stefan Niemann and Edna Solomon

Economics Letters, 2012, vol. 116, issue 2, 202-206

Abstract: We use business register data for the United Kingdom to document the importance of the different channels that firms use to adjust their size. We show how the choice of adjustment channel impacts upon firm-level variables such as wages or productivity.

Keywords: Adjustment channels; Mergers and acquisitions; Greenfield investment; Investment; Employment (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: E22 G31 G32 G33 G34 L25 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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DOI: 10.1016/j.econlet.2012.02.020

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