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Economics Letters

Who Creates Jobs and Who Creates Productivity? Small Versus Large Versus Young Versus Old

Scientific Article in English
Reference
Heyman, Fredrik, Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson (2018). “Who Creates Jobs and Who Creates Productivity? Small Versus Large Versus Young Versus Old”. Economics Letters 164, 50–57. doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2017.12.034

Authors
Fredrik Heyman, Pehr-Johan Norbäck, Lars Persson

We propose a new method to analyze employment and productivity dynamics in a consistent way. Using Swedish data we find that net jobs were mainly created in young, small firms and productivity gains were mainly created in large old firms.

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