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OECD Countries’ Policy Approach to the SME Crisis in the Recent Recession

  • Salvatore Zecchini
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Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)

Abstract

Small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) are a driving force for growth in any advanced OECD economy, yet a weak component in times of economic slowdown. In the period between 2002 and 2007, SMEs were the most dynamic sector of the EU economy.

Keywords

Small Firm OECD Country Private Equity Public Procurement Bank Credit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Rome “Tor Vergata”RomeItaly

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