This is a README file for the
Used in case studies 1C Management quality and firm size: data collection 4A Management quality and firm size: describing patterns of association 21A Founder/family ownership and quality of management
The source of the data is the World Management Survey
This public version is prepared for this textbook by the World Management Survey project team. Great thanks to Nick Bloom, John Van Reenen and Daniela Scur at WMS team.
Data access and copyright
No copyright restrictions; you can use this dataset for educational purposes. At all time, please reference the source: World Management Survey, dataset for Bekes-Kezdi (2021).
About the data
The wms-management-survey data includes data on manufacturing companies from 24 countries and was collected between 2004 and 2015.
Key variables: management score, founder/family ownership.
Raw data tables
This is dataset prepared for the textbook. It includes some firms multiple times. N= 14,277
Tidy data table
Adjusted dataset, cross-sectional data that includes firms only once. N= 10,282
|management||management quality score||numeric|
|emp_firm||number of employees as per survey||numeric|
|degree_nm||% of employees (non-managers) with college degree||numeric|
|degree_m||% of managers with college degree||numeric|
|ownership||who owns the firm - ownership types||categorical|
Info on all variables: WMS Variables