On This PageMarch 1989, No. 19

The past six years plus of recovery and expansion in the U.S. economy have given abundant evidence of the vitality of small business.

After Big Gains, Challenges for Small Business
Last Updated: 03/30/89

It is now generally agreed that small firms (under 100 employees) drove at least the early stages of the expansion and created a lot of new jobs, although economists are still arguing about the exact numbers.