TITLE

Are Small Businesses the Biggest Producers of Jobs?

AUTHOR(S)
Kliesen, Kevin L.; Mau�s, Julia S.
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Regional Economist;Apr2011, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors analyze the importance of small businesses (SB) to job creation in the U.S. by using the Business Employment Dynamics (BED) dataset from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. They offer a review of previous studies on the job-creation characteristic of SB. They discuss the BED data which show the gross and net job gains at all private businesses from the third quarter of 1992 to the first quarter of 2010.
ACCESSION #
65415781

 

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