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Born globals: presence, performance and prospects
Blekinge Institute of Technology, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Industrial Economics.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-0218-7924
KTH, SWE.
2019 (English)In: International Business Review, ISSN 0969-5931, E-ISSN 1873-6149, Vol. 28, no 1, p. 60-73Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The concept born global firms has gained a spectacular increase in interest from both academic and political circles. Rigorous quantitative treatment of born global firms are however rare in the international business/economics literature. Implementing unique data on all Swedish start-ups during 1998–2008 in the manufacturing sector, we conclude that born global firms are a very rare event, that their prevalence seems invariant to time, and that they perform similar to other matched “twin” firms with regard to profitability and productivity but report a considerably higher growth in employment and sales. These results are robust to a wider definition of born global firms and to the timing of performance measurements. © 2018 Elsevier Ltd

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Elsevier Ltd , 2019. Vol. 28, no 1, p. 60-73
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Born globals, Entrepreneurship, Internationalization, Performance, Twin firms
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URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-16927DOI: 10.1016/j.ibusrev.2018.07.004ISI: 000453644400006Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85051141930OAI: oai:DiVA.org:bth-16927DiVA, id: diva2:1240333
Available from: 2018-08-21 Created: 2018-08-21 Last updated: 2019-01-09Bibliographically approved

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