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Study: Start-ups Smaller, Creating Fewer Jobs

Posted by Berkeley Chamber of Commerce on July 27, 2011 in Business Start-up
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New businesses are starting smaller, surviving less often, and creating fewer jobs even when they thrive, according to new research.

The Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s analysis of Labor Department and U.S. Census data shows that even before the recession, new businesses stopped creating jobs at the rates they did in the previous decade—a long-term trend researchers call a slow jobs “leak.”
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Study: Start-ups Smaller, Creating Fewer Jobs