Cookies?
Library Header Image
LSE Research Online LSE Library Services

Institutional determinants of new firm entry in Russia: a cross-regional analysis

Bruno, Randolph Luca, Bytchkova, Maria and Estrin, Saul (2013) Institutional determinants of new firm entry in Russia: a cross-regional analysis. Review of Economics and Statistics, 95 (5). pp. 1740-1749. ISSN 0034-6535

Full text not available from this repository.

Abstract

We investigate how the regional institutional environment—in particular, the political environment—affects Russian new firm entry across regions, industries, firm size classes, and time. We find that entry rates in Russia are explained by natural entry rates and the institutional environment. Industries that are characterized by low entry barriers in developed market economies are found to have lower entry rates in regions subject to greater political fluidity, as in the case of gubernatorial change. We also find that higher levels of political fluidity and democracy increase relative entry rates for small-sized firms but reduce them for medium-sized or large ones.

Item Type: Article
Official URL: http://www.mitpressjournals.org/loi/rest
Additional Information: © 2013 The President and Fellows of Harvard College and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Library of Congress subject classification: D History General and Old World > DK Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics
H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Sets: Departments > Management
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Date Deposited: 03 Apr 2014 08:58
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/56384/

Actions (login required)

Record administration - authorised staff only Record administration - authorised staff only