How Low Will the Economy Go? Expectations for a soft landing have gone out the window following the latest FOMC meeting on Wednesday. The question, now, appears to be how…
A new study published in the Harvard Business Review shows government support of small firms ends up being a drain on the economy.
The authors show that government loan guarantees for small businesses have the effect of depressing income growth, according to a study of 3,035 U.S. counties from 1980—2009. Shockingly, study found small firms tend NOT to be engines of growth.
Here’s My Two Cents: The interconnections between small and large businesses within a regional economy are (more…)