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High-growth firms: A new policy paradigm or a need for caution?

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  • James Derbyshire
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    UK enterprise policy is going through a period of relative hiatus and reflection, offering an opportune time to consider its possible future direction. One shift in the policy focus could be from an emphasis on start-up to the support of firms with high-growth potential. This short paper suggests some reasons for caution when considering such a refocusing of policy.

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    Article provided by London South Bank University in its journal Local Economy: The Journal of the Local Economy Policy Unit.

    Volume (Year): 27 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 4 (June)
    Pages: 326-328

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    Handle: RePEc:sae:loceco:v:27:y:2012:i:4:p:326-328

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    Keywords: business start-ups; enterprise policy; high-growth firms; Schumpeterian economics; small firms;

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