J. David Brown

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies

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IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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Does Privatization Raise Productivity? Evidence from Comprehensive Panel Data on Manufacturing Firms in Hungary, Romania, Russia, and Ukraine

W.E. Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 04-107
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Dec 2004
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Almos Telegdy
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS)
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Privatization, productivity, foreign ownership, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Ukraine, transition

Does Privatization Raise Productivity? Evidence from Comprehensive Panel Data on Manufacturing Firms in Hungary, Romania, Russia and Ukraine

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 4791
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 29 Mar 2005
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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What Makes Small Firms Grow? Finance, Human Capital, Technical Assistance, and the Business Environment in Romania

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1343; Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 03-94
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 13 Oct 2004
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Dana Lup
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and CEU Labor Project
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Citation 6

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Small Firms, Entrepreneurship, Microfinance, Business Environment, and Romania

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Does Market Structure Matter? New Evidence from Russia

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Nov 1998
Annette N. Brown and J. David Brown
Stockholm School of Economics - Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies
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Competition and Firm Performance: Lessons from Russia

SITE Working Paper No. 154
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 12 Apr 2000
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Helping Hand or Grabbing Hand? State Bureaucracy and Privatization Effectiveness

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 03 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2009
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Scott Gehlbach
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Citation 9

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privatization, bureaucracy, economic reform, Russia

Helping Hand or Grabbing Hand? State Bureaucracy and Privatization Effectiveness

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3958
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 02 Feb 2009
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Scott Gehlbach
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Citation 9

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privatization, bureaucracy, economic reform, Russia

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Employment and Wage Effects of Privatization: Evidence from Hungary, Romania, Russia, and Ukraine

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3688
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 14 Sep 2008
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Almos Telegdy
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS)
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Citation 8

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privatization, employment, wages, foreign ownership, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Ukraine

The Productivity Effects of Privatization: Longitudinal Estimates from Hungary, Romania, Russia, and Ukraine

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 05-121
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 27 Oct 2005
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Almos Telegdy
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS)
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Citation 44

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privatization, productivity, foreign ownership, random growth model, transition, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Ukraine

The Productivity Effects of Privatization: Longitudinal Estimates from Hungary, Romania, Russia, and Ukraine

Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 114, pp. 61-99, February 2006
Posted: 07 Feb 2006
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Almos Telegdy
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS)

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privatization, productivity, foreign ownership, random growth model, transition, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Ukraine

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Privatization, Competition, and Reform Policy Strategies: Theory and Evidence from Russian Enterprise Panel Data

SITE Working Paper No. 159
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 28 Feb 2001
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Privatization

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2012-03
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 26 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 09 Jan 2012
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Scott Gehlbach
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Financial Transparency and External Managerial Labor Market Activity

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 17 Apr 1998
J. David Brown
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies
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Managerial labor markets, financial transparency

Finance and Growth at the Firm Level: Evidence from SBA Loans

Journal of Finance, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 09 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 01 Sep 2016
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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finance, growth, financial access, employment, Small Business Administration, 7(a), loans

Finance and Growth at the Firm Level: Evidence from SBA Loans

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9267
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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finance, financial access, loans, employment, growth, small business administration, small business finance

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Gross Job Flows in Russian Industry Before and After Reforms: Has Destruction Become More Creative?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 351
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Jul 2001
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Citation 27

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Job Destruction, Job Reallocation, Productivity, Transition, Russia

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Do SBA Loans Create Jobs?

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-12-27
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 22 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 02 Aug 2013
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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small business finance, job creation, employment, program evaluation

Do SBA Loans Create Jobs? Estimates from Universal Panel Data and Longitudinal Matching Methods

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2013-04
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Oct 2012
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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small business, job creation, finance, SBA, loans, employment, matching, panel data

Competition-Enhancing Policies And Infrastructure: Evidence From Russia

SITE Working Paper No. 161
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 09 Aug 2001
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Citation 7

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market structure; competition; infrastructure; Russia; transition

Competition Enhancing Policies and Infrastructure: Evidence from Russia

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3022
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 08 Nov 2001
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Market structure, competition, infrastructure, Russia, transition

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Does Privatization Hurt Workers? Lessons from Comprehensive Manufacturing Firm Panel Data in Hungary, Romania, Russia, and Ukraine

Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 05-125
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Jan 2006
John S. Earle, J. David Brown and Almos Telegdy
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government, US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS)
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Citation 5

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privatization, employment, wages, foreign ownership, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Ukraine

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Economic Reforms and Productivity-Enhancing Reallocation in the Post-Soviet Transition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1044; W.E. Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 04-98
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 03 Feb 2004
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Citation 7

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Interfirm, reallocation, post-Soviet, Ukraine, Russia, Earle, Upjohn Institute, Brown

Nonstandard Forms and Measures of Employment and Unemployment in Transition: A Comparative Study of Estonia, Romania, and Russia

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1961
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 10 Feb 2006
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian Economic Barometer, University of Bologna - School of Economics, Management, and Statistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS), CEU Labor Project, CEU Labor Project and City University of New York (CUNY) - College of Staten Island
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alternative measures of unemployment and employment, transitional

Nonstandard Forms and Measures of Employment and Unemployment in Transition: A Comparative Study of Estonia, Romania, and Russia

Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 06-127, Comparative Economic Studies, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 13 Jul 2006
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government, US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian Economic Barometer, University of Bologna - School of Economics, Management, and Statistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS), CEU Labor Project, CEU Labor Project and City University of New York (CUNY) - College of Staten Island
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transition, nonstandard, data, unemployment, Russia, Romania, Estonia

The Reallocation of Workers and Jobs in Russian Industry: New Evidence on Measures and Determinants

IZA Discussion Paper No. 564; William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 490; Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 02-83
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 24 Sep 2002
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Citation 20

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Job Creation, Job Destruction, Labor Turnover, Layoffs, Transition, Russia

The Reallocation of Workers and Jobs in Russian Industry: New Evidence on Measures and Determinants

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3663
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Jan 2003
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Job creation, job destruction, labour turnover, layoffs, transition, Russia

Job Reallocation and Productivity Growth Under Alternative Economic Systems and Policies: Evidence from the Soviet Transition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 644; Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. 02-88; William Davidson Institute Working Paper No. 514
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 12 Dec 2002
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Job Reallocation, Productivity, Transition, Russia, Ukraine

Job Reallocation and Productivity Growth Under Alternative Economic Systems and Policies: Evidence from the Soviet Transition

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 3796
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 17 Apr 2003
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Job allocation, transition, Russia, Ukraine, productivity

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Entry, Growth, and the Business Environment: A Comparative Analysis of Enterprise Data from the U.S. and Transition Economies

GMU School of Public Policy Research Paper No. 2011-07, US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 10-20
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 06 Oct 2010 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2011
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Understanding the Contributions of Reallocation to Productivity Growth: Lessons from a Comparative Firm-Level Analysis

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 08-141
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 15 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 17 Jun 2015
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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productivity, reallocation, industry dynamics, entry, exit, creative destruction, reform, transition, Georgia, Hungary, Lithuania, Romania, Russia, Ukraine

Understanding the Contributions of Reallocation to Productivity Growth: Lessons from a Comparative Firm-Level Analysis

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3683
Number of pages: 56 Posted: 14 Sep 2008
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Citation 3

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productivity, reallocation, industry dynamics, creative destruction, reform, transition, Georgia, Hungary, Lithuania, Romania, Russia, Ukraine

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Job Reallocation and Productivity Growth in the Ukrainian Transition

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1349; W.E. Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 04-104
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 16 Sep 2004
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Reallocation, post-Soviet, Ukraine, Russia, Earle, Upjohn Institute, Brown

Job Creation, Small vs. Large vs. Young, and the SBA

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 15-24
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 17 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2015
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Yana Morgulis
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census
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Job Creation, Small vs. Large vs. Young, and the Sba

NBER Working Paper No. w21733
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 23 Nov 2015
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Yana Morgulis
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census
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Job Creation, Small vs. Large vs. Young, and the SBA

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9489
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 16 Nov 2015
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Yana Morgulis
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and Government of the United States of America - Bureau of the Census
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job creation, firm survival, credit constraints, small businesses, government loan guarantees

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Wages, Layoffs, and Privatization: Evidence from Ukraine

Journal of Comparative Economics, June 2006
Number of pages: 1 Posted: 13 Jul 2006
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Volodymyr Vakhitov
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and Kyiv School of Economics
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Citation 8

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privatization, layoffs, wages, Ukraine

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Nature Versus Nurture in the Origins of Highly Productive Businesses: An Exploratory Analysis of U.S. Manufacturing Establishments

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-11-26
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 09 Sep 2011
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Undocumented Worker Employment and Firm Survival

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3936
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 19 Jan 2009
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Downloads 46 (316,626)
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undocumented workers, firm dynamics, monopsony, immigration policy

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Undocumented Worker Employment and Firm Survivability

FRB Atlanta Working Paper No. 2008-28
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Jan 2009
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
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undocumented workers, firm dynamics, monopsony, immigration policy

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Privatization, Competition and Reform Strategies: Theory and Evidence from Russian Enterprise Panel Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2758
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 18 Apr 2001
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Citation 21
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Competition, market structure, privatization, Russia, structure conduct performance, transition

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Do SBA Loans Create Jobs?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7544
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 23 Aug 2013
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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small business finance, entrepreneurship, employment, program evaluation

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Gross Job Flows in Russian Industry Before and After Reforms: Has Destruction Become More Creative?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. 2951
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 24 Sep 2001
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Citation 27
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Job destruction, job allocation, productivity, transition, Russia

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The Reallocation of Workers and Jobs in Russian Industry

Economics of Transition, Vol. 11, pp. 221-252, June 2003
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 02 Aug 2003
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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Is Privatization Working in Ukraine? New Estimates from Comprehensive Manufacturing Firm Data, 1989-2013

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9261
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Sep 2015
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University - School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs and Kyiv School of Economics
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The Productivity Effects of Privatization in Ukraine: Estimates from Comprehensive Manufacturing Firm Panel Data, 1989-2005

Upjohn Institute Working Paper No. 07-137
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Jun 2015
J. David Brown and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
Downloads 3 (409,225)
Citation 1

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productivity, privatization, selection bias, foreign ownership, Ukraine

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Employment and Wage Effects of Privatisation: Evidence from Hungary, Romania, Russia and Ukraine

The Economic Journal, Vol. 120, Issue 545, pp. 683-708, June 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 04 Jun 2010
J. David Brown, John S. Earle and Almos Telegdy
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and Hungarian Academy of Sciences (HAS) - Research Centre for Economic and Regional Studies (HAS)
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Does Higher Productivity Dispersion Imply Greater Misallocation? A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-16-42
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 06 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 20 Nov 2016
J. David Brown, Emin Dinlersoz and John S. Earle
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies, Center for Economic Studies - US Census Bureau and George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government
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misallocation, productivity, reallocation, liberalization, deregulation

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Market Competition and Firm Performance in Russia

Russian Economic Trends, Vol. 9, No. 1, March 2000
Posted: 25 Jul 2000
John S. Earle and J. David Brown
George Mason University - Schar School of Policy and Government and US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies

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The Transition of Market Structure in Russia: Economic Lessons and Implications for Competition

Conference Paper No. F02, The 4th Annual International Conference on Transition Economics, Beijing, July 1999
Posted: 18 Oct 1999
Annette N. Brown and J. David Brown
Stockholm School of Economics - Stockholm Institute of Transition Economics (SITE) and US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies

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Infrequent Bankruptcy, Asymmetric Information, and Excess Labor in the Russian Economy

SITE Working Paper No. 135
Posted: 15 Dec 1998
J. David Brown
US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies

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