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


  • James Derbyshire


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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  • James Derbyshire, 2012. "High-growth firms: A new policy paradigm or a need for caution?," Local Economy, London South Bank University, vol. 27(4), pages 326-328, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:sae:loceco:v:27:y:2012:i:4:p:326-328

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