Relates a study that examined the extent to which small firms actually compete with large firms. Comparison of the determinants of large firm profitability with those of small firm profitability; Extent to which the profitability of small firms is determined by large firm profitability; Theories of strategic niches and dynamic complementarity; Hypotheses and measurement issues; Results.

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Atlantic Economic Journal
Erasmus School of Economics

Audretsch, D., Prince, Y., & Thurik, R. (1999). Do Small Firms Compete with Large Firms?. Atlantic Economic Journal, 201–209. Retrieved from