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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Main Author: Brenner, Thomas
Dorner, Matthias
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Marburg Philipps-Univ., Dep. of Geography 2015
Data of publication: 2015
Series: Papers on economics and evolution
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: ECONIS
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