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SMEs as job engine of the Dutch private economy


  • Jan de Kok
  • Gerrit de Wit
  • Kashifa Suddle


The main objective of this study is to determine to what extent small and medium-sized enterprises can be seen as the main source of employment growth for the Dutch private sector during the period 1993-1998. To this end, we will decompose the employment growth over this period into size classes.

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  • Jan de Kok & Gerrit de Wit & Kashifa Suddle, 2006. "SMEs as job engine of the Dutch private economy," Scales Research Reports H200601, EIM Business and Policy Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:eim:papers:h200601

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    1. Gerrit Wit & Jan Kok, 2014. "Do small businesses create more jobs? New evidence for Europe," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 42(2), pages 283-295, February.

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