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Yildirim, N. (2015). Not leverage but change in leverage matters for firms’ future growth: Evidence from Turkey’s top 1000. International Economic Journal, 29 (3), 503-525. This article posits that a firm’s financial leverage is a good measure of the firm’s access to financing for growth.