Search for dissertations about: "incumbent firm"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words incumbent firm.

  1. 1. Inter-firm relationships for sustainability : Incumbent firms and sustainability ventures

    Author : Andra Riandita; Anders Broström; Raffaella Cagliano; Andreas Feldmann; Jonatan Pinkse; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; inter-firm partnership; sustainable entrepreneurship; incumbent firm; new venture; sustainability; partnership interaziendali; imprenditorialità sostenibile; imprese incumbent; nuova venture; sostenibilità; allianser; hållbarhetsorienterat företagande; entreprenörskap; hållbarhet; Industrial Economics and Management; Industriell ekonomi och organisation;

    Abstract : The magnitude of global environmental and social challenges puts business firms under constant scrutiny. To address such challenges, incumbent firms initiate and manage partnerships with external organizations. 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. Understanding Firm Behavior : The Role of Recruitments and Institutional Reforms

    Author : Anton Nyrenström Gidehag; Sven-Olov Daunfeldt; Dan Johansson; Niklas Rudholm; Christian Bjørnskov; Örebro universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Recruitment; knowledge spillover; labor cost; labor demand; employment; immigrants; payroll tax; wages; tax evasion;

    Abstract : The topic of this thesis is firm behavior and how it is shaped by institutional changes and firms’ recruitment decisions.The first essay studies how the recruitment decisions made by small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) affect their subsequent productivity development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Empirical Studies on Firm and Labor Market Dynamics

    Author : Polina Knutsson; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Human capital; occupational choice; sorting; new rms; worker mobility; import competition; distance; rm-product performance;

    Abstract : This thesis consists of three self-contained papers. The first paper, Sorting on Unobserved Skills into New Firms, adds to the literature on worker characteristics and post-entry firm performance by putting the unobserved quality of workers in the center of analysis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Entrepreneurial Dynamics and Acquisitions of New Technology-Based Firms

    Author : Jing Xiao; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business groups; New technology-based firms NTBFs ; Acquisitions; Entrepreneurial dynamics; Acquisition effects; Survival; Firm growth; Business cycle; Multinational enterprises MNEs ; Longitudinal data; Discrete-time duration models; Competition risks models; Fixed effects model; Inverse-probability-of-treatment weights IPTW ; Sweden;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to explore the evolution of new technology-based firms (NTBFs) based on solid empirical material for the Swedish economy. NTBFs are argued to be one important type of entrepreneurial firms that contribute to technology change, knowledge spillovers, and economic growth. READ MORE