Firm growth and ownership in transition countries

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This paper uses data from firm level surveys to investigate firm performance for state-owned, privatized and de novo private firms in Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary. After controlling for life-cycle, size and product market effects I find that de novo private firms outperform privatized and state-owned ones.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)413-418
Number of pages6
JournalEconomics Letters
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 12 1997


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  • Performance
  • Private firms
  • Transition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Finance
  • Economics and Econometrics

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