AbstractThe goal of this article is to examine the relation between unrelated diversification and performance. Results indicate that diversified firms, that invest in activities far from the core business, have high performance. Unrelated diversification positively affects firms’ performance. In addition, the estimation methods applied are fundamental in order to verify if there are endogeneity problems in the diversification decision and evaluate the effective role of diversification on performance.

Unrelated Diversification and Firm Performance 1980-2007 Evidence from Italy

LA ROCCA, Maurizio
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2012

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AbstractThe goal of this article is to examine the relation between unrelated diversification and performance. Results indicate that diversified firms, that invest in activities far from the core business, have high performance. Unrelated diversification positively affects firms’ performance. In addition, the estimation methods applied are fundamental in order to verify if there are endogeneity problems in the diversification decision and evaluate the effective role of diversification on performance.
Unrelated diversification; performance
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