High-Growth Firms: Stylized Facts and Conflicting Results
53 Pages Posted: 8 Mar 2016
Date Written: February 10, 2015
High Growth Firms (HGFs) make a considerable contribution to economic growth, and in recent years they have received increasing interest from entrepreneurship scholars. By analysing recent findings in the literature of high growth firms, this study identifies some stylized facts, as well as contradictory findings, and also some unknowns regarding the determinants and internal strategies of HGFs, particularly on the persistence of their superior growth performance and the implications of recent findings for economic policy.
Keywords: High-Growth Firms, Firm Growth, Job Creation, Industrial Dynamics, Entrepreneurship
JEL Classification: L25, L26
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