Search for dissertations about: "firm growth"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 148 swedish dissertations containing the words firm growth.

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

    Author : Marcus Box; Karl Gratzer; Johan Söderberg; Johan Wiklund; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; 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; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE

  2. 2. Economic dynamism : essays on firm entry and firm growth

    Author : Niklas Elert; Sven-Olov Daunfeldt; Dan Johansson; Niklas Rudholm; Erik Stam; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; entrepreneurship; innovation; firm entry; regional economics; Gibrat s law; firm growth; firm size; gazelles; high-growth firms; highimpact firms; Economics; Nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The topic of this thesis is economic dynamism. The five articles contribute to the literature on firm entry and firm growth. Studies are based on a dataset covering all Swedish limited liability firms between 1997 and 2010. READ MORE

  3. 3. Firm Dynamics : The Size and Growth Distribution of Firms

    Author : Daniel Halvarsson; Kristina Nyström; Joachim Wagner; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Firm size distribution; High-growth firms; Gazelles Firm growth- rate distribution;

    Abstract : This thesis is about firm dynamics, and relates to the size and growth-rate distribution of firms. As such, it consists of an introductory and four separate chapters. READ MORE

  4. 4. Essays on Family Firms and Firm Growth Barriers

    Author : Johan Karlsson; Dan Johansson; Magnus Lodefalk; Fredrik Andersson; David Audretsch; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; entrepreneurship; family firm; family ownership; firm growth; institutions; perceived growth barriers;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the implications of family ownership and perceived growth barriers for firm decision-making and performance. The first article examines the inclusion of family business in economics doctoral programs in the United States and Sweden, as well as the views of professors and textbook authors and research on family business. READ MORE

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

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

    Abstract : 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. READ MORE