Producer Dynamics: New Evidence from Micro Data

Timothy Dunne, J. Bradford Jensen, and Mark J. Roberts, editors

Conference held April 8-9 2005
Published in January 2009 by University of Chicago Press
© 2009 by the National Bureau of Economic Research
in NBER Book Series Studies in Income and Wealth

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ISBN: 978-0-226-17256-9

Table of Contents

Front matter, table of contents: Timothy Dunne, J. Bradford Jensen, Mark J. Roberts (p. -12 - 0) (bibliographic info) (download)
Introduction: Timothy Dunne, J. Bradford Jensen, Mark J. Roberts (p. 1 - 12) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Measuring and Analyzing Cross-country Differences in Firm Dynamics : Eric Bartelsman, John Haltiwanger, Stefano Scarpetta (p. 15 - 76) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Timothy Dunne (p. 77 - 79) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Studying the Labor Market with the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey: R. Jason Faberman (p. 83 - 108) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. What Can We Learn About Firm Recruitment from the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey?: Éva Nagypál (p. 109 - 123) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Business Employment Dynamics: Richard L. Clayton, James R. Spletzer (p. 125 - 147) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. The LEHD Infrastructure Files and the Creation of the Quarterly Workforce Indicators: John M. Abowd, Bryce E. Stephens, Lars Vilhuber, Fredrik Andersson, Kevin L. McKinney, Marc Roemer, Simon Woodcock (p. 149 - 230) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Katharine G. Abraham (p. 230 - 234) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. The Role of Retail Chains: National, Regional and Industry Results: Ronald S. Jarmin, Shawn D. Klimek, Javier Miranda (p. 237 - 262) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Jeffrey R. Campbell (p. 262 - 270) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Entry, Exit and Labor Productivity in U.K. Retailing: Evidence from Micro Data: Jonathan Haskel, Raffaella Sadun (p. 271 - 302) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. The Dynamics of Market Structure and Market Size in Two Health Service Industries: Timothy Dunne, Shawn D. Klimek, Mark J. Roberts, Daniel Yi Xu (p. 303 - 327) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Measuring the Dynamics of Young and Small Businesses: Integrating the Employer and Nonemployer Universes: Steven J. Davis, John Haltiwanger, Ronald S. Jarmin, C.J. Krizan, Javier Miranda, Alfred Nucci, Kristin Sandusky (p. 329 - 366) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: Thomas J. Holmes (p. 366 - 368) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Producer Dynamics in Agriculture: Empirical Evidence: Mary Clare Ahearn, Penni Korb, Jet Yee (p. 369 - 391) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Spiro E. Stefanou (p. 391 - 394) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Ownership Change, Productivity, and Human Capital: New Evidence from Matched Employer-Employee Data: Donald S. Siegel, Kenneth L. Simons, Tomas Lindstrom (p. 397 - 442) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Judith K. Hellerstein (p. 443 - 445) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. The Link between Human Capital, Mass Layoffs, and Firm Deaths: John M. Abowd, Kevin L. McKinney, Lars Vilhuber (p. 447 - 472) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. The Role of Fringe Benefits in Employer and Workforce Dynamics: Anja Decressin, Tomeka Hill, Kristin McCue, Martha Stinson (p. 473 - 505) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: Dan A. Black (p. 505 - 509) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. Importers, Exporters and Multinationals: A Portrait of Firms in the U.S. that Trade Goods: Andrew B. Bernard, J. Bradford Jensen, Peter K. Schott (p. 513 - 552) (bibliographic info) (download) (Working Paper version)
       Comment: James Harrigan (p. 552 - 555) (bibliographic info) (download)
15. The Impact of Trade on Plant Scale, Production-Run Length and Diversification: John Baldwin, Wulong Gu (p. 557 - 592) (bibliographic info) (download)
       Comment: James Tybout (p. 593 - 595) (bibliographic info) (download)
Indexes, List of contributors: Timothy Dunne, J. Bradford Jensen, Mark J. Roberts (p. 597 - 610) (bibliographic info) (download)
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