Alex Coad

Waseda University

1-104 Totsukamachi, Shinjuku-ku

tokyo, 169-8050

Japan

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (32)

1.

Strategies for Firm Growth

Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Jul 2013
Alex Coad
Waseda University
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Firm growth, diversification, internationalization, Penrose, industry dynamics

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Innovation and Firm Growth: Does Firm Age Play a Role?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
Waseda University, Rovira i Virgili University and Rovira i Virgili University
Downloads 438 (80,725)
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firm age, firm growth, innovation, quantile regression

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High-Growth Firms: Stylized Facts and Conflicting Results

SWPS 2015-05
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Fabiana Moreno and Alex Coad
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Waseda University
Downloads 417 (85,497)
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High-Growth Firms, Firm Growth, Job Creation, Industrial Dynamics, Entrepreneurship

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The Shaky Start of the UK Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) in Comparison to the US Small Business Innovation Research Programme (SBIR)

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jan 2013
Emma Tredgett and Alex Coad
University of London - Birkbeck College and Waseda University
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Small Business Research Initiative, Small Business Innovation Research Program, SMEs, innovation policy

Muppets and Gazelles: Political and Methodological Biases in Entrepreneurship Research

Industrial and Corporate Change, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Paul Nightingale and Alex Coad
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Waseda University
Downloads 115 (290,906)
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Entrepreneurship, Job creation, Self-employment, New firm formation, Innovation

Muppets and Gazelles: Political and Methodological Biases in Entrepreneurship Research

SWPS 2013-03
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Feb 2016
Paul Nightingale and Alex Coad
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Waseda University
Downloads 30 (572,193)
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Death is Not a Success: Reflections on Business Exit

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Alex Coad
Waseda University
Downloads 125 (272,628)
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Business exit, failure, entrepreneurial exit, learning from failure, closure

Processes of Firm Growth and Diversification: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Alex Coad and Christina Günther
Waseda University and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Downloads 68 (405,352)
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Diversification, Firm growth, Penrose, Machine tools, Growth process

Processes of Firm Growth and Diversification: Theory and Evidence

SWPS 2013-11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Alex Coad and Christina Günther
Waseda University and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
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The Dark Side of Innovation

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Nov 2020
Waseda University, University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University College London and European Commission, Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies
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Innovation, regulation, employment, environment, well-being, technology

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Who Do High-Growth Firms Hire?

Forthcoming, Industrial and Corporate Change
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jul 2013
Waseda University, University of Umea - Department of Economics, Ratio Institute and Linkoping University - Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS)
Downloads 105 (308,303)
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high-growth firms, employment

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Bursting into Life: Firm Growth and Growth Persistence by Age

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Jun 2015
Waseda University, HUI Research and Ratio Institute
Downloads 103 (312,362)
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Firm age; growth rate autocorrelation; sales growth; learning-by-doing; minimum efficient scale

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Don't Stop Me Now: Barriers to Innovation and Firm Productivity.

SWPS 2014-04
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Waseda University, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne and University of Sussex
Downloads 82 (360,522)
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New Venture Survival and Growth: Does the Fog Lift?

IEB Working Paper No. 2013/036
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Mar 2014
Waseda University, Independent, Independent and University of Sussex - School of Business, Management and Economics
Downloads 74 (382,442)
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entrepreneurship, firm growth, survival, exit probability, coefficient of determination, selection environment, Gambler’s Ruin theory, Strategic Entrepreneurship, cohort study

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Too Fast to Live? Effects of Growth on Survival Across the Growth Distribution

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 06 Jul 2017
Alex Coad, Julian Frankish and David Storey
Waseda University, Independent and University of Sussex - School of Business, Management and Economics
Downloads 68 (400,391)
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Firm growth; survival; failure; Penrose effects; high-growth firms; post-entry growth; scale-up

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Quantitative Analysis of Technology Futures: A Review of Techniques, Uses and Characteristics.

SWPS 2015-23
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
Tommaso Ciarli, Alex Coad and Ismael Rafols
SPRU, University of Sussex, Waseda University and Ingenio (CSIC-UPV), Universitat Politècnica de València
Downloads 67 (403,521)
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Future-oriented Technology Analysis (FTA), Quantitative Techniques, Foresight, Forecasting

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How Satisfied are the Self-Employed? A Life Domain View.

SWPS 2014-17
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Martin Binder and Alex Coad
University of the German Federal Armed Forces - Universität der Bundeswehr München and Waseda University
Downloads 67 (406,752)
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Catching Gazelles with a Lasso: Big Data Techniques for the Prediction of High-Growth Firms

Number of pages: 79 Posted: 12 Jun 2019
Alex Coad and Stjepan Srhoj
Waseda University and University of Dubrovnik - Department of Economics and Business Economics
Downloads 62 (419,835)

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LASSO, high-growth firms, prediction, within variation, firm growth, post-hoc interpretation, inventories

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Understanding Long-Run Growth and Survival of High-Tech Ventures

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Oct 2014
Josh Siepel, Marc Cowling and Alex Coad
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex - Institute for Employment Studies and Waseda University
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Growth Paths and Routes to Exit: ‘Shadow of Death’ Effects for New Firms in Japan

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 10 Jan 2019
Alex Coad and Masatoshi Kato
Waseda University and Kwansei Gakuin University
Downloads 59 (430,249)

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exit routes, shadow of death, post-entry growth, start-up size, voluntary liquidation, M&A

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Are Firm Growth Paths Random? A Reply to 'Firm Growth and the Illusion of Randomness'

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jan 2015
Waseda University, Independent, University of Birmingham and University of Sussex - School of Business, Management and Economics
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Firm growth, growth paths, autocorrelation, randomness, Gambler’s Ruin, Gibrat’s Law

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Heterogeneity in the Relationship between Unemployment and Subjective Well-Being: A Quantile Approach

Levy Economics Institute, Working Papers Series No. 808
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Jun 2014
Martin Binder and Alex Coad
University of the German Federal Armed Forces - Universität der Bundeswehr München and Waseda University
Downloads 58 (433,834)
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Subjective well-being, unemployment, quantile analysis, heterogeneity, British household panel survey, domain satisfaction

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Predicting New Venture Survival and Growth: Does the Fog Lift?

Small Business Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Mar 2016
Waseda University, Independent, University of Birmingham and University of Sussex - School of Business, Management and Economics
Downloads 50 (463,880)
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Entrepreneurship, Firm growth, Survival analysis, Coefficient of determination, Selection environment, Gambler’s Ruin Theory

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Is Entrepreneurship a Route Out of Deprivation?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jun 2013
Independent, Independent, Waseda University and University of Sussex - School of Business, Management and Economics
Downloads 50 (463,880)
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Deprived Areas, Entrepreneurship, Public Policy, Housing, Deprivation

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My First Employee: An Empirical Investigation

Small Business Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Jul 2016
Waseda University, Aalborg University - Department of Business and Management and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
Downloads 40 (506,710)
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Solo entrepreneurs, Recruitment, Firm growth, Post-entry growth, Scale-up, Employment growth, Sales growth, Founders, New firm growth

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Business Experience and Start-Up Size: Buying More Lottery Tickets Next Time Around?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Dec 2012
Waseda University, Independent, University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), Independent and University of Sussex - School of Business, Management and Economics
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Start-up size, entrepreneurship, business experience, learning, quantile treatment effects

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Causal Linkages between Work and Life Satisfaction and Their Determinants in a Structural VAR Approach

Levy Economics Institute, Working Papers Series No. 809
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Jun 2014
Alex Coad and Martin Binder
Waseda University and University of the German Federal Armed Forces - Universität der Bundeswehr München
Downloads 32 (546,518)
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Subjective well-being, job satisfaction, structural VAR, German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP)

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Firm Age: A Survey

Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 28(1), 13-43, 2016
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 17 Nov 2020
Alex Coad
Waseda University
Downloads 10 (693,983)
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Firm age, liability of newness, liability of obsolescence, firm size, survival

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The Economic Contribution of a Cohort of New Firms over Time

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Nov 2020
Alex Coad, Julian Frankish and Albert Link
Waseda University, Independent and University of North Carolina (UNC) at Greensboro - Department of Economics
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Cohort, firm size, post-entry growth, survival, entrepreneurship

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Persistent Heterogeneity of R&D Intensities Within Sectors: Evidence and Policy Implications

Research Policy, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 08 May 2019
Alex Coad
Waseda University
Downloads 4 (740,495)
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R&D Investment, R&D Intensity, Convergence, Benchmarking, Heterogeneity, Evolutionary Theory, Sectoral Systems of Innovation

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Taking the entrepreneur out of entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 18
Alex Coad and David Storey
Waseda University and University of Sussex - School of Business, Management and Economics
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New firm growth and survival, Gambler’s Ruin, Random Walk, Fooled by randomness

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Two's Company: Composition, Structure and Performance of Entrepreneurial Pairs

European Management Review, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 117-138, 2014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Alex Coad and Bram Timmermans
Waseda University and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
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diversity, structure, new venture teams, survival, growth, team composition

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Who's Doing Who? Growth of Sales, Employment, Assets, Profits and R&D Entangled in a Curious Five-Way Love Triangle

IPTS Working Papers on Corporate R&D and Innovation No. 03/2016
Posted: 30 Jun 2016
Alex Coad and Nicola Grassano
Waseda University and Joint Research Center of the European Commission

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R&D investment, firm growth, SVAR, sales growth, industrial dynamics

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Causal Inference by Independent Component Analysis: Theory and Applications

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 75, Issue 5, pp. 705-730, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Aug 2013
Institute of Economics, Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, University of Helsinki - Department of Computer Science and Waseda University
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