6/1/2011 8:38:01 AM
The Bureau of Labor Statistics continues to improve their presentation of information relevant to the study of entrepreneurship. "Entrepreneurship and the U.S. Economy"
is a must read for policy-makers as it presents some very important aggregate trends in an up-to-date and simple to understand way. That said, just once caution, as I am currently writing and researching using these data. Some of the jobs trends seen in the BLS statistics and Census Bureau statistics are quite different and need to be looked at together.
A particular chart that stood out to me in BLS's publication is the following which really charts how the most recent recession most significantly impacted large and small businesses and medium-sized businesses weathered somewhat better: