Acquisitions, Productivity, and Profitability: Evidence from the Japanese Cotton Spinning Industry
NBER Working Paper No. 19901
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This research was funded in part by the Berkman Foundation at Carnegie Mellon University, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (No. 25780155), and Initiative on Global Markets at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. We thank Xavier Giroud, Jesse Shapiro, Bob Topel, and conference participants at the 2013 ASSA Meetings, the Stanford Conference on Japanese Entrepreneurship, the NBER Summer Institute and the FOM conference for comments. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.