A Flexible Economy? Entrepreneurship and Productivity in New Zealand

28 Pages Posted: 2 Aug 2004

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John McMillan

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

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Date Written: August 1, 2004

Abstract

This paper (a) provides a framework for quantifying any economy's flexibility, and (b) reviews the evidence on New Zealand firms' birth, growth and death. The data indicate that, by and large, the labour market and the financial market are doing their job.

Keywords: Creative destruction, New Zealand

JEL Classification: L51, O56, D21

Suggested Citation

McMillan, John, A Flexible Economy? Entrepreneurship and Productivity in New Zealand (August 1, 2004). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=571481 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.571481

John McMillan (Contact Author)

CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute)

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Munich, DE-81679
Germany

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