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Entrep and Economy Fast Facts

Entrep and Economy Fast Facts

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entrepreneurshipand the economy
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Seventy-nine percent o Americans say entrepreneurs are critically important to jobcreation, ranking higher than big business, scientists, and government.
Kauman Poll: Entrepreneurship and Economic Recovery, March 2009
From 1980-2005, frms less than fve years old accounted or all net job growth in theUnited States.
Business Dynamics Statistics Briefng: Jobs Created rom Business Startups in theUnited States, January 2009
In 2007, an average o 0.30 percent o adults created a new business each month,equaling about 495,000 new businesses per month.
Kauman Index o Entrepreneurial Activity 1996-2007, April 2008
Nearly hal—45 percent—o startups were established in the same state whereU.S.-born tech ounders received their education.
Education and Tech Entrepreneurship, May 2008
What do Microsot, Disney, Genentech, McDonald’s, Johnson & Johnson, andKrispy Kreme all have in common? All were ounded in recessions, depressions,or bear markets.
Entrepreneurs and Recessions: Do Downturns Matter?, December 2008
Entrepreneurs are the answer. Seventy percent o U.S. registered voters think thehealth o the economy depends on the success o entrepreneurs.
Luntz, Maslansky Strategic Research Survey (sample size: 816), September 2008
Let’s hear it or the next generation. Four in ten U.S. young people ages 8 to 21 haveor would like to start their own business someday, and 63 percent agree that theyhave the ability to successully start their own business.
Harris Interactive
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Survey (sample size: 2,438), July/August 2007 Facts taken rom Kauman Poll: Entrepreneurship and Economic Recovery,March 2009:
By 63 percent to 23 percent, survey respondents preer giving individuals theincentives they need to start their own businesses as opposed to allowing thegovernment to create new jobs directly or through big corporations.Only 21 percent o all survey respondents say that the stimulus package supportsentrepreneurial activity overall, and 33 percent believe it will retard entrepreneurship.Americans think the government does little to encourage entrepreneurship, despiteits importance; 72 percent o respondents say the government should do more toencourage individuals to start businesses. Almost hal o respondents think the lawsin America make it more difcult to start a business.
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