Negative Shocks, Job Creation, and Selection

High inter-country variability characterises the responsiveness of both output to (exogenous) shocks and employment to output contractions. We argue that intercountry differences in firm-size distributions contribute to explaining this variability. Within an open economy model, we show that competit...

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Volume: 11
Main Author: Kopasker, Daniel
Görg, Holger
Molana, Hassan
Montagna, Catia
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Vienna WWWforEurope 2013
published in: WWWforEurope Working Paper Vol. 11
Data of publication: 2013
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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