Financial health, exports, and rm survival: Evidence from UK and French firms
Marina-Eliza Spaliara () and
No 2012-49, SIRE Discussion Papers from Scottish Institute for Research in Economics (SIRE)
We use firm level data to assess the role of exporting in the link between financial health and rm survival. The data are for the UK and France. We examine whether fi rms at diff erent stages of export activity (starters, exiters, continuers, switchers) react di fferently to changes in financial variables. In general, export starters and exiters experience much stronger adverse e ffects of fi nancial constraints for their survival prospects. By contrast, the exit probability of continuous exporters and export switchers is less negatively a ffected by financial characteristics. These relationships between exporting, finance and survival are broadly similar in the British and French sub-samples.
Keywords: survival; exit; financial health; exports (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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Journal Article: Financial Health, Exports and Firm Survival: Evidence from UK and French Firms (2014)
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