Human Capital and the Size Distribution of Firms

Countries that have relatively fewer workers with a secondary education have smaller firms. The shortage of skilled workers limits the growth of more productive firms. Two factors influence the availability of skilled workers: i) the education level of the workforce and ii) large public sectors that...

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Volume: 8268
Main Author: Gomes, Pedro Maia
Kuehn, Zoë
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) 2014
published in: IZA Discussion Papers Vol. 8268
Data of publication: 2014
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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