Alex Coad

University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)

Mantell Building

Falmer

Brighton BN1 9RH UK, Sussex

United Kingdom

JRC-IPTS, European Commission, Seville

41092

Spain

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Scholarly Papers (24)

1.

The Shaky Start of the UK Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI) in Comparison to the US Small Business Innovation Research Programme (SBIR)

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 22 Jan 2013
Emma Tredgett and Alex Coad
University of London - Birkbeck College and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 202 (98,553)

Abstract:

Small Business Research Initiative, Small Business Innovation Research Program, SMEs, innovation policy

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Innovation and Firm Growth: Does Firm Age Play a Role?

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 08 Jun 2013
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), Rovira i Virgili University and Rovira i Virgili University
Downloads 162 (86,220)

Abstract:

firm age, firm growth, innovation, quantile regression

Muppets and Gazelles: Political and Methodological Biases in Entrepreneurship Research

Industrial and Corporate Change, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Paul Nightingale and Alex Coad
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 104 (211,698)
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Entrepreneurship, Job creation, Self-employment, New firm formation, Innovation

Muppets and Gazelles: Political and Methodological Biases in Entrepreneurship Research

SWPS 2013-03
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 Feb 2016
Paul Nightingale and Alex Coad
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 10 (506,396)
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Death is Not a Success: Reflections on Business Exit

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Dec 2012
Alex Coad
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 89 (203,469)

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Business exit, failure, entrepreneurial exit, learning from failure, closure

Processes of Firm Growth and Diversification: Theory and Evidence

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 31 Oct 2013
Alex Coad and Christina Günther
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Downloads 59 (299,127)

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Diversification, Firm growth, Penrose, Machine tools, Growth process

Processes of Firm Growth and Diversification: Theory and Evidence

SWPS 2013-11
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 24 Feb 2016
Alex Coad and Christina Günther
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management
Downloads 14 (483,599)

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Strategies for Firm Growth

Palgrave Encyclopedia of Strategic Management, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 26 Jul 2013
Alex Coad
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 67 (199,530)

Abstract:

Firm growth, diversification, internationalization, Penrose, industry dynamics

7.

Who Do High-Growth Firms Hire?

Forthcoming, Industrial and Corporate Change
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 24 Jul 2013
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Umea - Department of Economics, Ratio Institute and Linkoping University - Institute for Analytical Sociology (IAS)
Downloads 63 (230,291)

Abstract:

high-growth firms, employment

8.

Heterogeneity in the Relationship between Unemployment and Subjective Well-Being: A Quantile Approach

Levy Economics Institute, Working Papers Series No. 808
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 25 Jun 2014
Martin Binder and Alex Coad
Bard College - Bard College Berlin and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 38 (324,705)

Abstract:

Subjective well-being, unemployment, quantile analysis, heterogeneity, British household panel survey, domain satisfaction

9.

Bursting into Life: Firm Growth and Growth Persistence by Age

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 12 Jun 2015
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), HUI Research and Ratio Institute
Downloads 34 (263,390)

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Firm age; growth rate autocorrelation; sales growth; learning-by-doing; minimum efficient scale

10.

Understanding Long-Run Growth and Survival of High-Tech Ventures

Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Oct 2014
Josh Siepel, Marc Cowling and Alex Coad
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex - Institute for Employment Studies and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 28 (324,705)

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11.

Are Firm Growth Paths Random? A Reply to 'Firm Growth and the Illusion of Randomness'

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 25 Jan 2015
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), Independent, University of Birmingham and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 24 (342,930)

Abstract:

Firm growth, growth paths, autocorrelation, randomness, Gambler’s Ruin, Gibrat’s Law

12.

Is Entrepreneurship a Route Out of Deprivation?

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 25 Jun 2013
Independent, Independent, University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 24 (363,217)

Abstract:

Deprived Areas, Entrepreneurship, Public Policy, Housing, Deprivation

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New Venture Survival and Growth: Does the Fog Lift?

IEB Working Paper No. 2013/036
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 15 Mar 2014
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), Independent, Independent and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 21 (352,850)

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, firm growth, survival, exit probability, coefficient of determination, selection environment, Gambler’s Ruin theory, Strategic Entrepreneurship, cohort study

14.

Business Experience and Start-Up Size: Buying More Lottery Tickets Next Time Around?

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 12 Dec 2012
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), Independent, University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), Independent and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 19 (418,564)

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Start-up size, entrepreneurship, business experience, learning, quantile treatment effects

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Causal Linkages between Work and Life Satisfaction and Their Determinants in a Structural VAR Approach

Levy Economics Institute, Working Papers Series No. 809
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Jun 2014
Alex Coad and Martin Binder
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Bard College - Bard College Berlin
Downloads 14 (428,768)

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Subjective well-being, job satisfaction, structural VAR, German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP)

16.

My First Employee: An Empirical Investigation

Small Business Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 Jul 2016
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), Aalborg University - Department of Business and Management and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
Downloads 0 (413,608)

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Solo entrepreneurs, Recruitment, Firm growth, Post-entry growth, Scale-up, Employment growth, Sales growth, Founders, New firm growth

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Who's Doing Who? Growth of Sales, Employment, Assets, Profits and R&D Entangled in a Curious Five-Way Love Triangle

IPTS Working Papers on Corporate R&D and Innovation No. 03/2016
Posted: 30 Jun 2016
Alex Coad and Nicola Grassano
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Joint Research Center of the European Commission

Abstract:

R&D investment, firm growth, SVAR, sales growth, industrial dynamics

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Predicting New Venture Survival and Growth: Does the Fog Lift?

Small Business Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 29 Mar 2016
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), Independent, University of Birmingham and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 0 (370,459)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Firm growth, Survival analysis, Coefficient of determination, Selection environment, Gambler’s Ruin Theory

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Quantitative Analysis of Technology Futures: A Review of Techniques, Uses and Characteristics.

SWPS 2015-23
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 08 Mar 2016 Last Revised: 29 Mar 2016
Tommaso Ciarli, Alex Coad and Ismael Rafols
SPRU, University of Sussex, University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Ingenio (CSIC-UPV), Universitat Politècnica de València
Downloads 0 (359,691)

Abstract:

Future-oriented Technology Analysis (FTA), Quantitative Techniques, Foresight, Forecasting

20.

High-Growth Firms: Stylized Facts and Conflicting Results

SWPS 2015-05
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Fabiana Moreno and Alex Coad
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 0 (399,271)

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High-Growth Firms, Firm Growth, Job Creation, Industrial Dynamics, Entrepreneurship

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How Satisfied are the Self-Employed? A Life Domain View.

SWPS 2014-17
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
Martin Binder and Alex Coad
Bard College - Bard College Berlin and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
Downloads 0 (428,768)

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Don't Stop Me Now: Barriers to Innovation and Firm Productivity.

SWPS 2014-04
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 07 Mar 2016
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Barcelona and University of Sussex
Downloads 0 (403,871)

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Two's Company: Composition, Structure and Performance of Entrepreneurial Pairs

European Management Review, Vol. 11, Issue 2, pp. 117-138, 2014
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Aug 2014
Alex Coad and Bram Timmermans
University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU) and Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
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Abstract:

diversity, structure, new venture teams, survival, growth, team composition

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Causal Inference by Independent Component Analysis: Theory and Applications

Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics, Vol. 75, Issue 5, pp. 705-730, 2013
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 17 Aug 2013
Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna di Pisa - Laboratory of Economics and Management (LEM), Helsinki Institute for Information Technology, University of Helsinki - Department of Computer Science and University of Sussex - Science and Technology Policy Research Unit (SPRU)
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