Economics of Small Firms

Economics of Small Firms

by Peter Johnson, P. S. Johnson
     
 

Student-friendly and international in scope and relevance, this book provides an accessible introduction to the economics of small business for those with little knowledge of economics.

Economics, alongside other disciplines and interacting with them, has some important insights to offer and it is in this context that The Economics of Small Firms examines

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Student-friendly and international in scope and relevance, this book provides an accessible introduction to the economics of small business for those with little knowledge of economics.

Economics, alongside other disciplines and interacting with them, has some important insights to offer and it is in this context that The Economics of Small Firms examines the formation, survival, growth and financing of small businesses, spatial variations in business formation, the economic role of small businesses, and key policy issues.

This informative text is an essential purchase for anybody studying business and management who is eager for an easy-to-use and engaging overview of economics, entrepreneurship and small business.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415393379
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Why Study Small Firms? 3. The Entrepreneurial Function 4. Setting Up in Business 5. Variations in Formation Activity 6. Survival and Growth 7. The Economic Role of Small Firms 8. Finance 9. Issues in Policy 10. Some Implications for Small Business Management

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