Dataset updating database c

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The dataset includes data from a survey performed in early 2010 among firms in seven EU countries, namely Austria, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom.Information was mostly collected as a cross-section for the year 2008, with some questions regarding firms’ activity and behaviour in the period 2007-2009 and before the economic crisis of 2008.

The variables which have been extended until the year 2014 include assets and liabilities of firms, some relevant indicators of performance, like the EBIT and the liquidity ratio, and some information from the income statement of companies, such as the operating revenue and the net profit.

The number of employees and the current status of firms( active or inactive) are also available.

The number of firms for which employment is capped is much smaller in 2014 than in 2009 (358 vs. While the average employment of the restricted sample is very similar in the two years (50.5 vs.

51.8), the same variable shows large differences across countries (i.e.

The time dimension of the panel has been extended to 14 years.

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