Sasan Bakhtiari

Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science

Senior Economist

Sydney

Australia

Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy

Adjunc Senior Lecturer

7 Liversidge Street

Lennox Crossing

Canberra, ACT 0200

Australia

http://sites.google.com/site/sasanbakhtiari

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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“  I look at a range of issues concerning firm dynamics in the areas of outsourcing, trade, productivity and innovation.  ”

Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Trends in Market Concentration of Australian Industries

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 03 Sep 2019 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2020
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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Market Concentration, Competition, Digital Maturity, Exporting, Productivity

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Financial Constraints and Small and Medium Enterprises: A Review

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12936
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 10 Feb 2020
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy, Macquarie University, Macquarie Business School and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
Downloads 110 (357,151)
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small and medium enterprises (SME), firm financial constraints, government business assistance, employment, wages, productivity, innovation

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Outsourcing and Innovation: An Empirical Study of Causes and Effects

B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis and Policy, 14(1), 395-418
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Sep 2012 Last Revised: 21 Jul 2015
Sasan Bakhtiari and Robert V. Breunig
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
Downloads 105 (368,696)

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Outsourcing, Innovation, Firm Performance, Business Strategy

Entrepreneurship Dynamics in Australia: Lessons from Micro-Data

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2017
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Downloads 89 (413,533)
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Entrepreneurship, Survival, Job Creation, Competition, Growth

Entrepreneurship Dynamics in Australia: Lessons from Micro‐Data

Economic Record, Vol. 95, Issue 308, pp. 114-140, 2019
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 22 Mar 2019
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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Efficiency and Outsourcing: Evidence from Australian Manufacturing

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2012ECON07
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 Jan 2012
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Downloads 90 (407,079)
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outsourcing, productivity, cost advantage, manufacturing

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Firm Size Evolution and Outsourcing

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2013-07
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 16 Apr 2013 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2013
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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Small Business, Outsourcing, Management Organization, Size Distribution

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Corporate Credit Ratings: Selection on Size or Productivity?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 28 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2016
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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Productivity, Size, Credit Rating, Rating Agencies, Resource Reallocation

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Size Evolution and Outsourcing: Theory and Evidence from Australian Manufacturing

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2012ECON08
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Jan 2012
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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small business, productivity, outsourcing, overhead cost

Multinational Production and the Scope of Innovation

FEEM Working Paper No. 69.2013
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 30 Aug 2013 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
Sasan Bakhtiari, Antonio Minniti and Alireza Naghavi
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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Multinational production, Fundamental innovation, Multiproduct firms, Knowledge spillovers

Multinational Production and the Scope of Innovation

Quaderni DSE Working Paper N° 879
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 11 May 2013 Last Revised: 24 Oct 2014
Sasan Bakhtiari, Antonio Minniti and Alireza Naghavi
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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Multinational production, Fundamental innovation, Multiproduct firms, Knowledge spillovers

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Government Financial Assistance as Catalyst for Private Financing

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 07 Mar 2018
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
Downloads 64 (492,624)
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Debt Financing, Small Business, Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Public Policy

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Clean Technology, Regulation and Government Intervention: The Australian Experience

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 17 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 22 Feb 2017
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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Energy, Emissions Trading, Clean Technology, Technology Adoption, Climate Change, Public Policy

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The Role of Spillovers in Research and Development Expenditure in Australian Industries

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 10 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2016
Sasan Bakhtiari and Robert V. Breunig
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
Downloads 51 (547,355)
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Research and Development, Innovation, R&D Spillovers, Supply Chains, Industrial Clustering

13.

New Outsourcing, Demand Uncertainty and Labor Usage

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 25 Aug 2015
Sasan Bakhtiari and Robert V. Breunig
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science and Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy
Downloads 50 (552,032)
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Outsourcing, Demand Uncertainty, Labor Adjustment, Firm-Level Data

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Outsourcing with Heterogeneous Firms

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2011 ECON 03
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 15 Feb 2011
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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Outsourcing, Productivity, Heterogeneity, Search Friction, Incomplete Contracts, Exit Strategy

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Small Business Redefined: A Quasi-Linear Fuzzy Classification of Firm Size

UNSW Australian School of Business Research Paper No. 2012-24
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Apr 2012
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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fuzzy logic, small business, job creation, business taxation

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Firms’ Demand for Liquidity and Employment Decisions: Evidence from Australia

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Mar 2021
Lisa Magnani and Sasan Bakhtiari
Macquarie University, Macquarie Business School and Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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Financial Constraint, Debt Financing, Liquidity, Employment

17.

Market Power and Entrepreneurship Decline: The Case for Australia

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 16 Dec 2019
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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Market Concentration, Market Power, Competition, Entrepreneurship, Exporting

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Coming Out Clean: Australian Carbon Pricing and Clean Technology Adoption

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 21 Sep 2016 Last Revised: 13 Feb 2018
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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Emission Trading, Energy, Clean Technology, Malmquist Index, Resource Reallocation, Public Policy

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Do Manufacturing Entrepreneurs in Australia Have (or Develop) a Productivity Advantage?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 31 Oct 2017
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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Entrepreneurship, Survival, Productivity, Growth, Clusters, Patents

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Battle of Patents: AUS vs US

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 17 Aug 2022
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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Innovation, Patent Scope, Basic Research, Digital Technology, Knowledge Diffusion

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Multinational Production and the Scope of Innovation

Centro Studi Luca d'Agliano Development Studies Working Paper No. 378
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 04 Mar 2015
Sasan Bakhtiari, Antonio Minniti and Alireza Naghavi
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, University of Bologna and University of Bologna - Department of Economics
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Multinational production, Fundamental innovation, Multiproduct firms, Knowledge spillovers

22.

Dissecting Productivity Gains from Trade

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 27 Aug 2021 Last Revised: 13 May 2022
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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International Trade, Knowledge Diffusion, Productivity, Value Chain, Gravity

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Do Financial Constraints Affect the Composition of Workers in a Firm?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12970
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 24 Feb 2020
Australian National University (ANU) - Crawford School of Public Policy, affiliation not provided to SSRN, Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science and Macquarie University, Macquarie Business School
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financial constraints, firm behaviour, employment patterns, casual work, Australia

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Regulatory Firm Size Distortions and the Buffering Effect of Outsourcing

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 22 Jan 2015
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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Size Distribution, Productivity, Outsourcing, Regulation, Welfare

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Growing by Outsourcing: A Tale of Two Growths

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 May 2021 Last Revised: 13 May 2022
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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Entrepreneurship, Outsourcing, Employment, Wages, Business Dynamics

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Markets and the Non‐Monotonic Relation between Productivity and Establishment Size (Marchés Et La Relation Non‐Monotone Entre La Productivité Et La Taille De L’Établissement) 

Canadian Journal of Economics/Revue canadienne d'économique, Vol. 45, Issue 1, pp. 345-372, 2012
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 24 Feb 2012
Sasan Bakhtiari
Government of the Commonwealth of Australia - Department of Industry, Innovation and Science
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