Economics of Small Firms / Edition 1

Paperback (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $21.90
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 62%)
Other sellers (Paperback)
  • All (4) from $21.90   
  • New (1) from $56.39   
  • Used (3) from $21.90   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$56.39
Seller since 2009

Feedback rating:

(10051)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
New Book. Shipped from US within 4 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000

Ships from: Secaucus, NJ

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

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.

Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
'Peter Johnson's wealth of experience in analysing small firms through an economics lens shines through in this book. It focuses on the key issues, cutting through the swathes of irrelevance that so often characterise entrepreneurship books, so as to produce a clear, crisp and accessible read for students and researchers alike.' - David Storey, Associate Dean Research & Director of Enterprise Group, Centre for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises, Warwick Business School, The University of Warwick

'Peter Johnson, a pioneering researcher of the economics of small firms, has taken the disparate and largely technical economics literature on entrepreneurship and transformed it into an accessible synthesis that highlights its wider relevance. This much needed book provides undergraduates, policy makers, and practitioners with a rare opportunity to gain a solid perspective of the insights of economics research on small firms from a single source.' - Professor Andrew Burke, Director of the Bettany Centre for Entrepreneurial Performance & Economics, Cranfield School of Management

'This is an excellent book. The author Professor Peter Johnson has had a distinguished teaching and research career in the area of new and small firms and he has put his expertise to good use in this book... that should be essential reading in regional economics, and firms and industry courses and for anyone interested in understanding the behaviour and performance of small firms.' - Professor Brian Ashcroft, University of Strathclyde, UK

Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415393386
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 5/28/2007
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 6.10 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (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

Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)