Working Paper

Start-up Complexity and the Thickness of Regional Input Markets

Authors

  • Dirk Dohse
  • Andrea Vaona
Publication Date

Start-ups in different industry groups are classified according to their average complexity. We find that thick regional input markets are conducive to start-up activity in general and complex start-ups in particular, but that some inputs are more important than others.

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JEL Classification
L26, R12, M13

Key Words

  • complexity
  • New firm formation
  • regional analysis