Chapter

The Position of Large and Small Firms in a Growing Economy

Edith Penrose

in The Theory of the Growth of the Firm

Third edition

Published in print September 1995 | ISBN: 9780198289777
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596759 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0198289774.003.0010
 The Position of Large and Small Firms in a Growing Economy

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This chapter discusses the factors affecting the expansion of small and large firms. It covers access to capital, the continued existence of small firms, growth opportunities and economic growth. It highlights the competitive advantages of small and large firms.

Keywords: small firms; large firms; growth; expansion

Chapter.  5997 words. 

Subjects: Microeconomics

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