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

Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2009.
xi, 610 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm.


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"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 nonmanufacturing industries such as retail, health services, and agriculture; employer-employee turnover from matched worker/firm data sets; and turnover in international markets. Producer Dynamics will serve as an invaluable reference for economists and policy makers seeking to understand the links between firms and workers, and the sources of economic dynamics, in the age of globalization."--Jacket.
"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.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
  • Measuring and analyzing cross-country differences in firm dynamics / Eric Bartelsman, John Haltiwanger, and Stefano Scarpetta
  • Studying the labor market with the job openings and labor turnover survey / R. Jason Faberman
  • What can we learn about firm recruitment from the job openings and labor turnover survey? / Éva Nagypál
  • Business employment dynamics / Richard L. Clayton and James R. Spletzer
  • The LEHD infrastructure files and the creation of the quarterly workforce indicators / John M. Abowd ... [et al.]
  • The role of retail chains : national, regional and industry results / Ronald S. Jarmin, Shawn D. Klimek, and Javier Miranda
  • Entry, exit, and labor productivity in U.K. retailing : evidence from micro data / Jonathan Haskel and Raffaella Sadun
  • The dynamics of market structure and market size in two health services industries / Timothy Dunne ... [et al.]
  • Measuring the dynamics of young and small businesses : integrating the employer and nonemployer universes / Steven J. Davis ... [et al.]
  • Producer dynamics in agriculture : empirical evidence / Mary Clare Ahearn, Penni Korb, and Jet Yee
  • Ownership change, productivity, and human capital : new evidence from matched employer-employee data / Donald S. Siegel, Kenneth L. Simons, and Tomas Lindstrom
  • The link between human capital, mass layoffs, and firm deaths / John M. Abowd, Kevin L. McKinney, and Lars Vilhuber
  • The role of fringe benefits in employer and workforce dynamics / Anja Decressin ... [et al.]
  • Importers, exporters, and multinationals : a portrait of firms in the U.S. that trade goods / Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, and Peter K. Schott
  • The impact of trade on plant scale, production-run length, and diversification / John Baldwin and Wulong Gu.
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  • 0226172562 ((cloth ; : alk. paper))
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