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Replication data for: Big Data and Firm Dynamics

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Farboodi, Maryam
  • Mihet, Roxana
  • Philippon, Thomas
  • Veldkamp, Laura
Publication Date
2019-05-01
Description
  • Abstract

    We study a model where firms accumulate data as a valuable intangible asset. Data accumulation affects firms' dynamics. It increases the skewness of the firm size distribution as large firms generate more data and invest more in active experimentation. On the other hand, small data-savvy firms can overtake more traditional incumbents, provided they can finance their initial money-losing growth. Our model can be used to estimate the market and social value of data.
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Relations
  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/pandp.20191001 (Text)
Publications
  • Farboodi, Maryam, Roxana Mihet, Thomas Philippon, and Laura Veldkamp. “Big Data and Firm Dynamics.” AEA Papers and Proceedings 109 (May 2019): 38–42. https://doi.org/10.1257/pandp.20191001.
    • ID: 10.1257/pandp.20191001 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-12-07

Farboodi, Maryam; Mihet, Roxana; Philippon, Thomas; Veldkamp, Laura (2019): Replication data for: Big Data and Firm Dynamics. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E116450V1