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Productivity growth in UK companies

Nickell, Stephen, Wadhwani, S. and Wall, M. (1991) Productivity growth in UK companies. CEPDP (26). Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

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The main empirical conclusion of this paper are: (i) Higher levels of debt are associated with increases in both the level and the growth rate of productivity (ii) Increases in market share are associated with falls in the level of productivity, while companies with a higher market share experience higher productivity growth. (iii) Productivity growth was higher in union firms during 1979-89, and might have been lower during 1975-78.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
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Additional Information: © 1991 The Authors
Divisions: Centre for Economic Performance
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
Date Deposited: 21 Aug 2008 15:28
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2021 11:43

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