To Create Jobs, Nurture Start-Ups

September 13, 2010 at 10:22 am Leave a comment

For decades, the assumption has been that small business is the economy’s dynamic engine of job generation. Look at the numbers broadly, and that is the irrefutable conclusion: two-thirds of net new jobs are created by companies with fewer than 500 employees, which is the government’s definition of a small business.

But research published last month by three economists, working with more recent and detailed data sets than before, has found that once the age of the businesses is taken into account, there is no difference in the job-producing performance of small companies and big ones.

To read the full, original article click on this link: Unboxed – To Generate Jobs, Nurture Start-Ups (Big or Small) – NYTimes.com

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