The cyclical dynamics of industries in West Germany: Testing the industry life cycle hypothesis

We test the industry life cycle hypothesis for 205 industries in West Germany between 1976 and 2009. In particular we analyse whether population indicators follow a cyclical path. Using a novel non-linear regression approach to identify life cycles we find that the number of establishments, employee...

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Volume: 1505
Main Author: Brenner, Thomas
Dorner, Matthias
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Marburg Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography 2015
published in: Papers on Economics and Evolution Vol. 1505
Data of publication: 2015
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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