Parinduri, Rasyad (2012): The effects of owners' family hardship on micro and small firms' growth: an evidence from Indonesia.
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I examine whether family hardship experienced by owners of micro and small firms affects the firms' growth. Based on a representative sample of owners of firms in Indonesia, and using deaths of owners' family members as a measure of hardship, I estimate the effects of family hardship on firms' total assets. I find that family hardship leads to about 30 percent smaller assets on average. Moreover, the magnitude of the effects is larger the smaller the firms are. These findings indicate that growth of micro and small firms is severely constrained by the availability of resources such as internally generated finance.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The effects of owners' family hardship on micro and small firms' growth: an evidence from Indonesia|
|Keywords:||micro and small firms, growth of assets, family hardship, Asia, Indonesia|
|Subjects:||G - Financial Economics > G3 - Corporate Finance and Governance > G32 - Financing Policy ; Financial Risk and Risk Management ; Capital and Ownership Structure ; Value of Firms ; Goodwill
L - Industrial Organization > L2 - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior > L26 - Entrepreneurship
|Depositing User:||Rasyad Parinduri|
|Date Deposited:||26. May 2012 04:26|
|Last Modified:||13. Feb 2013 09:06|
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