Management quality varies widely across countries and has important effects on firm performance (Bloom and Van Reenen 2007, 2010). Cross-nation differences in management quality are also associated with differences in the firm-size distribution, internal structure of firms, and aggregate productivity (Bloom et al. 2012, Hsieh and Klenow 2009, 2012).
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