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  • SMEs and Employment Creation: Overview of Selected Quantitative Studies in OECD Member Countries
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  • Paul Schreyer
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  • High and rising unemployment rates in the early 1990s have moved the employment question centrestage in the policy debate. Among the structural aspects, the relation between firm size and employment creation has attracted policy makers’ attention, triggered by empirical work on the United States which showed that the small business sector had been a major source of net job creation. This work and the rising interest by policymakers led to further studies of the subject, the identification of important methodological and data questions and a broader body of empirical research about the relation between firm size and job creation. This document aims at identifying common results and trends from national studies, as well as identifying “best practices” of analysis and data gathering, and thereby promoting international harmonisation of such analytical work. Principal results from a survey of national studies include: (a) both the rates of gross job creations and gross job losses are ... Au début des années 90, le niveau élevé et croissant des taux de chômage a porté la question de l'emploi sur le devant de la scène dans le débat sur l'orientation de l'action des pouvoirs publics. Parmi les aspects structurels, le lien entre la taille de l'entreprise et la création d'emplois a retenu l'attention des responsables de l'action gouvernementale, des études économétriques réalisées aux Etats-Unis ayant montré que le secteur des petites entreprises est une importante source de création nette d'emplois. Ces travaux, ainsi que l'intérêt croissant manifesté par les autorités, ont amené à effectuer d'autres études sur ce sujet, à poser d'importantes questions méthodologiques et statistiques et à élargir les recherches économétriques concernant la relation entre la taille de l'entreprise et la création d'emplois. Ce document vise à déterminer les tendances et les résultats communs aux études nationales, ainsi que les "meilleures pratiques" d'analyse et de collecte de données, ...
  • RePEc:oec:stiaaa:1996/​4-en
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