Small Business, Big Job Growth
Last Updated: 11/05/86
Efforts to quantify and better describe the importance of small business within the United States economy have emphasized the importance of small business as a major source of job generation. The findings have important implications for both national and state policies directed toward the small business sector. On a regional basis, the states of the Midwest, in particular, view small business programs as one way to offset major job losses that have ravaged their industrial base.