High Rate of Start - Ups Reveals Weaknesses

American Institute for Economic Research, Forthcoming

2 Pages Posted: 11 Aug 2009 Last revised: 20 May 2020

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Ramon P. DeGennaro

University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Department of Finance

Date Written: August 7, 2009

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.

Keywords: business formation, Kauffman Index of Entrepreneurial Activity

JEL Classification: E66, M13

Suggested Citation

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

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