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Small Business Economics

An Entrepreneurship Journal

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Small Business Economics focuses on empirical and theoretical research in all aspects of entrepreneurship and small business economics.

  • Emphasizes the economic and societal relevance of research findings for scholars, practitioners, and policymakers.
  • Covers a wide range of topics, from entrepreneurial processes to issues of small and medium-sized enterprises.
  • Welcomes scientific studies at different levels, from individual entrepreneurs to macro-level institutions and public policies.
  • David B. Audretsch,
  • Christina Guenther
Journal Impact Factor
6.5 (2023)
5-year Journal Impact Factor
7.6 (2023)
Submission to first decision (median)
11 days
1,545,317 (2023)

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