Sökning: "Firm behavior"

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  1. 1. Understanding Firm Behavior : The Role of Recruitments and Institutional Reforms

    Författare :Anton Nyrenström Gidehag; Sven-Olov Daunfeldt; Dan Johansson; Niklas Rudholm; Christian Bjørnskov; Örebro universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Recruitment; knowledge spillover; labor cost; labor demand; employment; immigrants; payroll tax; wages; tax evasion;

    Sammanfattning : The topic of this thesis is firm behavior and how it is shaped by institutional changes and firms’ recruitment decisions.The first essay studies how the recruitment decisions made by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) affect their subsequent productivity development. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Imagination, variation, and firm behavior : observations from 3G

    Författare :Joakim Björkdahl; Chalmers tekniska högskola; []
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; imagination; theory of firm; uncertainty; routine; variation; investments; 3G; guiding action; management; behavior;

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  3. 3. New Venture, Survival, Growth : Continuance, Termination and Growth of Business Firms and Business Populations in Sweden During the 20th Century

    Författare :Marcus Box; Karl Gratzer; Johan Söderberg; Johan Wiklund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; firm growth; firm death; firm survival; firm performance; firm populations; business dynamics; cohort method; longitudinal method; business demography; liability of newness; liability of smallness; entrepreneurship; small and medium enterprises; business history; size distribution; ownership; succession; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; Business studies;

    Sammanfattning : This dissertation focuses on the formation, growth and discontinuance of business populations and firms in Sweden during the 20th century. It addresses some key issues in the domain of economic and social sciences, and in particular entrepreneurship and small business research: if and when firms grow, stagnate and decline, as well as how long firms survive and when they are likely to disband. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Essays on firm dynamics in the Swedish wholesale trade sector

    Författare :Zuzana Macuchova; Niklas Rudholm; Daniel Brandt; Martin Andersson; Högskolan Dalarna; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Wholesale trade; firm location; firm entry; firm relocation; firm growth; spatial distribution of firms; Complex Systems – Microdata Analysis; Komplexa system - mikrodataanalys;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis consists of a summary and five self-contained papers addressing dynamics of firms in the Swedish wholesale trade sector.Paper [1] focuses upon determinants of new firm formation in the Swedish wholesale trade sector, using two definitions of firms’ relevant markets, markets defined as administrative areas, and markets based on a cost minimizing behavior of retailers. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Essays on Firm Turnover, Growth, and Investment Behavior in Ethiopian Manufacturing

    Författare :Mulu G Gebreeyesus; Göteborgs universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; firm turnover; productivity; firm growth; investment; adjustment cost; irreversibility; manufacturing; Africa; Ethiopia.;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis analyses the dynamics and investment behavior of Ethiopian manufacturing firms in post-reform period using establishment level industrial census panel data from 1996 to 2003. Three related topics such as firm turnover and productivity differentials, determinants of firm growth, and the effect of adjustment cost and irreversibility on firm investment decisions are investigated empirically. LÄS MER