What Explains the Survival Gap of Pushed and Pulled Corporate Spin-offs?

Vera Rocha, Anabela Carneiro, Celeste Varum

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    Unconditionally, pushed spin-offs are found to survive longer than their pulled counterparts. Using matched employer-employee data and novel multivariate decomposition techniques, we show that pushed spin-offs’ relative survival advantage is mostly explained by their larger human capital endowments at entry.
    Original languageEnglish
    JournalEconomics Letters
    Pages (from-to)127-130
    Number of pages4
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 2015

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