Kauffman Firm Survey: Data Overview

3 Pages Posted: 28 Oct 2007 Last revised: 31 Mar 2010

See all articles by David DesRoches

David DesRoches

Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

Timothy M. Mulcahy

University of Chicago - National Opinion Research Center (NORC)

Alicia Robb

University of Colorado at Boulder; Next Wave Impact; Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Scott Shane

Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics

Date Written: April 2008

Abstract

The Kauffman Firm Survey (KFS) is a panel study of new businesses founded in 2004 and tracked over their early years of operation. The survey focuses on the nature of new business formation activity; characteristics of the strategy, offerings, and employment patterns of new businesses; the nature of the financial and organizational arrangements of these businesses; and the characteristics of their founders.

Download the slides at: http://papers.ssrn.com/paper=1027918

Download the audio file at: http://papers.ssrn.com/paper=1029761

Keywords: new business, formation, strategy, offerings, employment patterns, founders, finances

Suggested Citation

DesRoches, David and Mulcahy, Timothy M. and Robb, Alicia and Shane, Scott A., Kauffman Firm Survey: Data Overview (April 2008). 2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1024713 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1024713

David DesRoches

Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. ( email )

P.O. Box 2393
Princeton, NJ 08543-2393
United States
609-275-2366 (Phone)

HOME PAGE: http://www.mathematica-mpr.com

Timothy M. Mulcahy

University of Chicago - National Opinion Research Center (NORC) ( email )

55 E. Monroe, Ste. 4800
Chicago, IL 60603
United States

Alicia Robb

University of Colorado at Boulder ( email )

Leeds Business School
Boulder, CO 80309
United States

Next Wave Impact ( email )

7455 Park Lane Road
Longmount, CO 80503
United States

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

1000 Peachtree Street N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309-4470
United States

Scott A. Shane (Contact Author)

Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics ( email )

Cleveland, OH 44106
United States

Register to save articles to
your library

Register

Paper statistics

Downloads
636
Abstract Views
3,201
rank
40,035
PlumX Metrics