370 Kurozasa, Miyoshi
Aichi 470-0296, Japan
Institutional Affiliation: Aichi University
NBER Working Papers and Publications
|November 2003||Globalizing Activities and the Rate of Survival: Panel Data Analysis on Japanese Firms|
with Fukunari Kimura: w10067
This paper conducts a Cox-type survival analysis of Japanese corporate firms using census-coverage data collected by METI. A study of exiting firms confirmed several characteristics of Japanese firms in the 1990s. First, excessive internalization in the corporate structure and activities is harmful to corporate survival. Having too many establishments and affiliates weakens corporate performance. Efficient concentration on core competences increases the probability of survival. Second, global commitment helps Japanese firms be more competitive and more likely to survive. However, the channels of a firm's global commitment must be carefully selected. Small firms can benefit from exporting activities, though having foreign affiliates or conducting foreign outsourcing might aggravate their pe...
- Kimura, Fukunari and Takamune Fujii. "Globalizing Activities And The Rate Of Survival: Panel Data Analysis On Japanese Firms," Journal of the Japanese and International Economies, 2003, v17(4,Dec), 538-560. citation courtesy of
- Fukunari KIMURA & Takamune FUJII, 2004. "Globalizing Activities and the Rate of Survival: Panel Data Analysis on Japanese Firms," The International Economy, vol 2004(55), pages 253-254.