The authors present novel evidence on short run exit among urban firms in a developing country. Exit rates are high but surprisingly similar to those for small firms in the United States, and vary systematically by age of the firm, number of employees, and industrial sector.
This research was funded under the Private Enterprise Development in Low-Income Countries (PEDL) Programme
Mobarak, M. and Singhal, M. (2017), “Understanding Firm Exit: Evidence from Bangladesh”, PEDL.
Understanding Firm Exit: Evidence from Bangladesh