Red Capitalists: Political Connections and Firm Performance in China

SUMMARY Using a unique firm level data, this paper analyses the role of political connections in the post‐entry performance of private start‐up companies in China. It documents robust evidence that political affiliation enhances firms' survival and growth prospects. But interestingly politicall...

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Volume: 63
Main Author: Du, Jun
Girma, Sourafel
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: Oxford, UK Blackwell Publishing Ltd 01.11.2010
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published in: Kyklos (Basel) Vol. 63; no. 4; pp. 530 - 545
ORCID: 0000-0001-5815-1619
Data of publication: November 2010
ISSN: 0023-5962
1467-6435
EISSN: 1467-6435
Discipline: Social Sciences (General)
Economics
Bibliography: sourafel.Girma@nottingham.ac.uk
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Jun Du: Aston Business School, Email
Sourafel Girma: Nottingham University Business School and Institut für Weltwirtschaft Email
j.du@aston.ac.uk
We are grateful to the referees and the Editor for very helpful comments and suggestions.
Series: Kyklos
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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