2018

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

Reprint No. 2018:13

Author(s): Fredrik Heyman, Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars PerssonYear: 2018 Title: Economics Letters Volume (No.): 164 (March) Pages: 50–57
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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.


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(March), 50–57.

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