[src NP VP X-er than [tgt AUX NP]] (10 cases)

wsj_0439 (line 49, ant pp):
Mr. Gorbachev is in a much stronger position to pursue the corporatist ideal than was Mussolini, who was never able to influence business giants such as Pirelli and Fiat.

wsj_0552 (line 38, ant vp):
To reduce the danger of such pricing cycles, Akzo has invested heavily in specialty chemicals, which have highly specific industrial uses and tend to produce much higher profit margins than do bulk chemicals.

wsj_1280 (line 18, ant vp):
One analyst noted that the company often has better store locations than do its franchisees, thus aiding promotional efforts.

wsj_1280 (line 20, ant vp):
On average in the latest nine months, company-operated units in the U.S. had $90,552 more in sales than did franchised outlets.

wsj_1284 (line 21, ant vp):
Poland produces about 20 times more soot and five times more sulfur dioxide and solid waste per unit of gross national product than does Western Europe.

wsj_1570 (line 73, ant vp):
Revenue-short states also are becoming more aggressive pursuers of tax delinquents, and perhaps none tracks them down with more relish than does New York since it acquired an $80 million computer system in 1985.

wsj_2091 (line 14, ant vp):
The company had been experiencing softening margins because of increased sales of software applications, which have lower margins than do operating systems.

wsj_2109 (line 25, ant vp):
Even though National Geographic offers far more readers than does a magazine like Smithsonian, "the page costs you an arm and a leg to develop any frequency,"says Harry Glass, New York media manager for Bozell Inc.

wsj_2109 (line 29, ant vp):
But the magazine was slower than its competitors to come up with its regional editions, and until last year offered fewer of them than did competitors.

wsj_2229 (line 41, ant vp):
If takeover premiums become excessive, if LBO dealmakers become too aggressive, then the private market will recognize these problems more quickly and accurately than will policy makers, and the markets will move with lightning speed to impose appropriate sanctions.