Understanding Firm Exit: Evidence from Bangladesh

Research Note
Published on 3 August 2017


Mobarak and Singhal (2017) present novel evidence on short run exit among urban firms in a developing country. Exit rates are high but surprisingly similar to those for small firms in the United States, and vary systematically by age of the firm, number of employees, and industrial sector.


Ahmed Mushfiq Mobarak

Yale University

Monica Singhal

University of California, Davis