Proceedings of the 2015 International Conference on Management Engineering and Management Innovation

A Study on the Difference of Heterogeneous Firms in Productivity, Production Scale and Production Technology

Authors
Yang Liu
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Keywords
Productivity, Production scale, Heterogeneous firms.
Abstract
Lots of empirical researches using firm-level data from several countries have proved that there is substantial difference in productivity, production scale and production technology of firms which are classified into same industry. This document constructs a theoretical model to explain this phenomenon and uses micro-level data in China to testify the theoretical conclusion. The result indicates that foreign export affiliates, foreign affiliates, domestic export firms and domestic firms are significantly different in the production scale, productivity, and production technology.
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