WIFO White Paper: Start-ups, Closures and Growth of Enterprises. Evidence for Austria
This study based on three different datasets shows that entry and exit dynamics have been increasing over the last decades. Start-ups are of much greater importance for the Austrian economy than they were 20 years ago. Although a final international comparison of start-up figures is not possible for the time being due to an inadequacy of data, the evidence provided in this study suggests that start-up activities in Austria are at about the same level as or, at worst, just below those in comparable EU countries.
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Volume (Year): 80 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (March)
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