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High Rate of Start - Ups Reveals Weaknesses


Ramon P. DeGennaro


University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Department of Finance

August 7, 2009

American Institute for Economic Research, Forthcoming

Abstract:     
Start-ups and early-stage firms employ many people, innovate, and often grow rapidly. In the current recession, however, the increase in entrepreneurial activity does not necessarily mean good news about the state of the economy.

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Keywords: business formation, Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity

JEL Classification: E66, M13

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Date posted: August 11, 2009 ; Last revised: October 19, 2009

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DeGennaro, Ramon P., High Rate of Start - Ups Reveals Weaknesses (August 7, 2009). American Institute for Economic Research, Forthcoming. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1446544

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University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Department of Finance ( email )
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Knoxville, TN 37996
United States
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