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Journal Article

Measuring Small Business Financial Health


Abstract: Throughout the Great Recession and continuing into the recovery, small businesses have played an important role in creating jobs and stabilizing communities. Stories of small business owners overcoming obstacles to provide valuable services and employment are highlighted regularly by pundits, politicians and policymakers alike. However, little attention has focused on the question of what drives the financial health of these often young, often very small businesses.

Keywords: Recession; small business;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Part of Series: Profitwise

Publication Date: 2015

Issue: 2

Pages: 1-9