The link between firm births and job creation: Is there a Upas tree effect?
UNSPECIFIED. (2004) The link between firm births and job creation: Is there a Upas tree effect? REGIONAL STUDIES, 38 (8). pp. 893-909. ISSN 0034-3404Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/0034340042000280929
The link between firm births and job creation: is there a Upas Tree effect?, Regional Studies 38, 893-909. This paper examines the relationship between firm births and job creation in Great Britain. It uses a new data set for 60 British regions, covering the whole of Great Britain, between 1980 and 1998. For Great Britain as a whole, no significant relationship between start-ups and employment creation is found in the 1980s, but there is a negative relationship for the 'low enterprise' area of the North East of England. For the 1990s, a significant positive relationship for Great Britain as a whole is found, but for Scotland, which focused policy on start-ups, a negative relationship is found. The authors feel this raises questions over policies designed to raise rates of new firm formation as a strategy for employment creation, particularly in 'low enterprise' areas.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation
|Journal or Publication Title:||REGIONAL STUDIES|
|Official Date:||November 2004|
|Number of Pages:||17|
|Page Range:||pp. 893-909|
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