Wednesday, January 04, 2012

New Research Weakens Case for Small Business Tax Relief

So, the Republicans have even been wrong on small business... hm.


They find that it is the youth of small firms, not their size per se, that is creating jobs. In fact, their findings show that mature small firms have a negative effect on job creation. "A natural conclusion from our findings on the role of firm size and age is that policies that target businesses of a certain size, while ignoring the role of age [of the firm], will likely have limited success in improving net job creation," the authors write.

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