Daniele Moschella, Federico Tamagni and Xiaodan Yu

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Persistent High-Growth Firms in China’s Manufacturing

This article investigates the characteristics of high-growth (HG) firms in Chinese manufacturing, and further explores the effects of firm characteristics on persistence of high-growth. We employ a multidimensional definition of HG firms that simultaneously accounts for growth of sales and employment. Exploiting a representative panel covering the period of the China’s miracle, we find that […]

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Persistence of Innovation and Patterns of Firm Growth

In this work we test if persistent innovators, defined according to different innovation activities (R&D, product and process innovation, patenting) grow more than other firms, and if innovation persistence can contribute to explain the so far little evidence in favor of persistence in growth itself. We exploit a somewhat uniquely long-in-time dataset tracing a representative […]

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Innovation and Within-firm Wage Inequalities: Empirical Evidence from Major European Countries

A large literature analyses the links between wage inequality and technology, without explicitly taking into account within-firm wage dispersion. In this work we seek to fill this gap, exploiting a matched employer-employee dataset from a large representative survey on firms active in major European economies, providing several contributions. First, we employ different measures of within-firm […]

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