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Survival of Contractors with Previous Subcontracting Experience

De Silva, Dakshina and Kosmopoulou, Georgia and Lamarche, Carlos (2012) Survival of Contractors with Previous Subcontracting Experience. Economics Letters, 117 (1). pp. 7-9. ISSN 0165-1765

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    Abstract

    We examine the impact of the type of past experience for de novo contractors on business duration. Our results show that early involvement as a subcontractor in government procurement projects increases the chance of survival.

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: Economics Letters
    Uncontrolled Keywords: Government procurement ; Subcontracting ; Survival
    Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
    Departments: Lancaster University Management School > Economics
    ID Code: 58103
    Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
    Deposited On: 03 Sep 2012 12:16
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 10 Apr 2013 15:32
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/58103

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