Producer dynamics [electronic resource] : new evidence from micro data / edited by Timothy Dunne, J. Bradford Jensen, and Mark J. Roberts.

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
1 online resource (623 p.)


Summary note
The Census Bureau has recently begun releasing official statistics that measure the movements of firms in and out of business and workers in and out of jobs. The economic analyses in Producer Dynamics exploit this newly available data on establishments, firms, and workers, to address issues in industrial organization, labor, growth, macroeconomics, and international trade. This innovative volume brings together a group of renowned economists to probe topics such as firm dynamics across countries; patterns of employment dynamics; firm dynamics in nonmanufa
"This volume contains revised versions of most of the papers presented at the Conference on Research in Income and Wealth entitled "Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data," held in Bethesda, Maryland, on April 8-9, 2005"--Pref.
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  • Frontmatter
  • Contents
  • Prefatory Note
  • Introduction: Producer Dynamics
  • 1. Measuring and Analyzing Cross-Country Differences in Firm Dynamics
  • 2. Studying the Labor Market with the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey
  • 3. What Can We Learn About Firm Recruitment from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey?
  • 4. Business Employment Dynamics
  • 5. The LEHD Infrastructure Files and the Creation of the Quarterly Workforce Indicators
  • 6. The Role of Retail Chains: National, Regional, and Industry Results
  • 7. Entry, Exit, and Labor Productivity in U.K. Retailing: Evidence from Micro Data
  • 8. The Dynamics of Market Structure and Market Size in Two Health Services Industries
  • 9. Measuring the Dynamics of Young and Small Businesses: Integrating the Employer and Nonemployer Universes
  • 10. Producer Dynamics in Agriculture: Empirical Evidence
  • 11. Ownership Change, Productivity, and Human Capital: New Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data
  • 12. The Link between Human Capital, Mass Layoffs, and Firm Deaths
  • 14. Importers, Exporters, and Multinationals: A Portrait of Firms in the U.S. that Trade Goods
  • 15. The Impact of Trade on Plant Scale, Production-Run Length, and Diversification
  • Contributors
  • Author Index
  • Subject Index
  • 1-282-06976-4
  • 9786612069765
  • 0-226-17257-0
  • 10.7208/9780226172576
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