Do small plants grow faster? Evidence from the Taiwan electronics industry

Jin Tan Liu, Meng Wen Tsou, James K. Hammitt

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Abstract

The relationships between plant size, age, labor productivity and growth rates are examined for a sample of Taiwan electronics plants. Plant growth is negatively related to both size and age, and positively related to labor productivity.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)121-129
Number of pages9
JournalEconomics Letters
Volume65
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1999

Keywords

  • Gibrat's law
  • L11
  • L63
  • Plant growth

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