Firm Size Distribution and Employment Fluctuations: Theory and Evidence

This paper studies the effect of the firm-size distribution on the relationship between employment and output. We construct a theoretical model, which predicts that changes in demand for industry output have larger effects on employment in industries characterised by a distribution that is more skew...

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Volume: 10371
Main Author: Görg, Holger
Henze, Philipp
Jienwatcharamongkhol, Viroj
Kopasker, Daniel
Molana, Hassan
Montagna, Catia
Sjöholm, Fredrik
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2016
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 10371
Data of publication: 2016
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Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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