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Índice de desenvolvimento municipal da micro e pequena empresa - ID-MPE do Rio Grande do Sul


  • Leonardo de Magalhães Leite

    (Faculty of Economics, Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora)

  • Wilhelm Eduard M. A. Meiners

    (Business School, Universidade Positivo)

  • Luiz Alberto Esteves

    (Department of Economics, Universidade Federal do Paraná)

  • César Reinaldo Rissete

    (Business School, Universidade Positivo)


The promotion of public policy development, focusing on results, needs indicators for monitoring its effectiveness. The indices of municipal development, synthetic indices that capture certain aspects of local development, serve as reference for the diagnosis and monitoring of the results of the action of public management, such as important tools for planning. The ID-MPE - Municipal Development Index of Micro and Small Enterprise has as propose to guide the strategies and local policies of economic promotion, aiming to capture the favorable conditions for the establishment and growth of small local businesses. Applying the methodology of the ID-MPE for Rio Grande do Sul State shows the municipalities with the best business environments for the flourishing of MPE's, and serves as a benchmark for the promotion of local development policies based on the General Law of Micro and Small Enterprise.

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  • Leonardo de Magalhães Leite & Wilhelm Eduard M. A. Meiners & Luiz Alberto Esteves & César Reinaldo Rissete, 2010. "Índice de desenvolvimento municipal da micro e pequena empresa - ID-MPE do Rio Grande do Sul," Working Papers 0102, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Department of Economics.
  • Handle: RePEc:fup:wpaper:0102
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    Local development; micro and small firms; local development index;

    JEL classification:

    • L25 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Firm Performance
    • R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
    • C49 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Other

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