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Databases for the Study of Entrepreneurship Vol: 4

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01 Jan 2001
Emerald Group Publishing Limited
496 pages - 156 x 234 x 26mm
Advances in Entrepreneurship, Firm Emergence and Growth


This work contains papers reporting on the structure, utilization and analytic concerns arising from the use of the major datasets in small business and entrepreneurship research including: the National Federation of Independent Businesses surveys; US Small Business Administration datasets; the General Social Survey; the US Current Population Surveys; the Panel Study of Income Dynamics; and, many others from around the world.
List of contributors. Introduction. The logic and opportunities of secondary analysis in entrepreneurship research (J.A. Katz). Small business economic trends: a quarter century longitudinal data base of small business economic activity (W.J. Dennis Jr., W.C. Dunkelberg). New data for dynamic analysis: the longitudinal establishment and enterprise microdata (LEEM) file (A. Robb). Using census bureau data by firm size, 1988-1996 (B.D. Phillips). National panel study of US business startups: background and methodology (P.D. Reynolds). Using a household sampling frame to study family businesses: the 1997 national family business survey (R.K.Z. Heck et al.). Arthur Andersen/Mass mutual American family business survey 1995 and 1997 (J.H. Astrachan, K. Lund Dean). The Kauffman financial statements database (L.W. Cox et al.). Mow research programs (S.A. Ruiz-Quintanilla, R. Claes). The usefulness of the general social surveys database in entrepreneurship and small business research (J.J. Jackson). Panel study of income dynamics-uses for the small business researcher (P.M. Williams, J. Katz). Women entrepreneurs' opportunities for database research (C.G. Brush, L.F. Edelman).

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