MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS AND PRODUCTIVITY IN THE U.S. MEAT PRODUCTS INDUSTRIES: EVIDENCE FROM MICRODATA

This paper investigates the motives for mergers and acquisitions in the U.S. meat products industry from 1977-92. Results show that acquired meat and poultry plants were highly productive before mergers, and that meat plants significantly improved productivity growth in the post-merger periods, but poultry plants did not.


Issue Date:
2001
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
Record Identifier:
http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/20580
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/20580
Total Pages:
27
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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