Small Businesses in the Aftermath of the Crisis

International Analyses and Policies

  • Giorgio Calcagnini
  • Ilario Favaretto

Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)

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About this book


This book seeks to analyze how small and medium businesses react to the economic and financial crisis. Its focus is on the activities and strategies of SMEs in the areas of innovation, R&D investment, labor markets and finance. The book takes an international perspective and includes both comparative and national analyses and policies, with authors representing acdemia and international institutions such as the ECB, OECD, Kauffman Foundation, Federal Reserve, and US Small Business Administration.


Credit Crunch Economic and Financial Crisis Innovation International Competition Small Business Economics

Editors and affiliations

  • Giorgio Calcagnini
    • 1
  • Ilario Favaretto
    • 2
  1. 1.Fac. Economia, Economics and Quantitative MethodsUniversità di UrbinoUrbinoItaly
  2. 2., Economics and Quantitative MethodsUniversità di Urbino "Carlo Bo"UrbinoItaly

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012
  • Publisher Name Physica, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Business and Economics
  • Print ISBN 978-3-7908-2851-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-7908-2852-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1431-1933
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Finance, Business & Banking