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Business Births and Expansions, 2009: Overview and Comparison to 2001-2002


  • Randy Gustafson

    () (Tennessee State Data Center, University of Tennessee - Knoxville)


The Census Bureau's Statistics of U.S. Businesses series tracks establishment births and deaths by major industry. Because employment is a lagging indicator, very few industries showed net positive employment gains in the year after the recession ended. However, there were 10,835 new businesses in Tennessee in 2009.

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  • Randy Gustafson, 2012. "Business Births and Expansions, 2009: Overview and Comparison to 2001-2002," Tennessee's Business, Middle Tennessee State University, Business and Economic Research Center, vol. 21(1), pages 35-37, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:mts:tenbus:v:21:y:2012:i:1:p:35-37

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