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Table 4 Balance between growing and shrinking firms (share of sample) by country group

From: Labor reallocation and firm growth: benchmarking transition countries against mature market economies

  Sales Employment
Country group 1999 2002 2005 1999 2002 2005
I. W. Germany    0.051    −0.130
II. Cohesion    0.297    0.159
III. EU8 0.321 0.282 0.277 0.054 0.059 0.064
IVa. SEE 0.223 0.267 0.246 0.188 0.221 0.153
IVb. Mid inc CIS 0.098 0.461 0.520 −0.009 0.245 0.223
V. Low inc CIS −0.035 0.292 0.340 −0.137 0.118 0.208
nb: E Germany    0.171    0.018