Size, Age and the Growth of Firms: New Evidence from Quantile Regressions

The nexus between firm growth, size and age in U.S. manufacturing is examined through the lens of quantile regression models. A number of interesting features are unveiled that linear frameworks could not detect. Size pushes both low and high performing firms towards the median rate of growth, while age is never advantageous, and more so as firms grow faster.


Issue Date:
Jul 21 2014
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
DOI and Other Identifiers:
Record Identifier:
https://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/179223
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/179223
Total Pages:
15
JEL Codes:
C14; L1
Series Statement:
ES
069.2014




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