Service sector firm death and productivity in urban and rural locations

D'Costa, S., Holl, A. and Ribaudo, D. 2024. Service sector firm death and productivity in urban and rural locations. Economics Letters. 235 111560. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2024.111560

TitleService sector firm death and productivity in urban and rural locations
TypeJournal article
AuthorsD'Costa, S., Holl, A. and Ribaudo, D.
Abstract

While the positive impact of firm productivity on survival is well documented, limited evidence exists on geographic variations of this relationship and on services industries. We show that in knowledge intensive services, this relationship is more strongly moderated in core urban areas compared to suburban and rural areas.

KeywordsFirm exit
survival
productivity
urban
rural
services
Article number111560
JournalEconomics Letters
Journal citation235
ISSN0165-1765
Year2024
PublisherElsevier
Publisher's version
License
CC BY-NC 4.0
File Access Level
Open (open metadata and files)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2024.111560
Web address (URL)https://doi.org/10.1016/j.econlet.2024.111560
Publication dates
Published online27 Jan 2024

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