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U.S. businesses are being destroyed faster than they’re being created
The Washington Post's Wonkblog ^ | May 5, 2014 | Christopher Ingraham, graphics editor

Posted on 05/06/2014 6:58:59 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The American economy is less entrepreneurial now than at any point in the last three decades. That's the conclusion of a new study out from the Brookings Institution, which looks at the rates of new business creation and destruction since 1978.

Not only that, but during the most recent three years of the study -- 2009, 2010 and 2011 -- businesses were collapsing faster than they were being formed, a first. Overall, new businesses creation (measured as the share of all businesses less than one year old) declined by about half from 1978 to 2011.

The authors don't mince words about the stakes here: If the decline persists, "it implies a continuation of slow growth for the indefinite future." This lack of economic dynamism, particularly the steep drop since 2006, may be one reason why our current recovery has felt like much less than a recovery. As Matt O'Brien noted on Wonkblog last week, annual job growth rates have stubbornly refused to budge above 2 percent for the duration of the recovery.

The authors of the Brookings study dug beyond the national numbers to look at the change in new firms at the state and metro levels and found that they generally mirrored the national trends....

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Society
KEYWORDS: economy; entrepreneurs; obama; smallbusiness
Surprise, surprise.
1 posted on 05/06/2014 6:58:59 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The libs’ own Brookings Institution has to admit the truth now. I can almost hear the sound of brains melting.


2 posted on 05/06/2014 7:02:08 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

"That's the rumor."

3 posted on 05/06/2014 7:07:55 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

That’s exactly what the communists were working for. His Arrogance and crew are striving for the destruction of the US.


4 posted on 05/06/2014 7:09:30 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (Surgeon General Warning: Use of Planned Parenthood is hazardous to unborn black fetuses.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I kinda find it hard to believe that entrepreneurship was on the decline through the 90’s.


5 posted on 05/06/2014 7:09:39 PM PDT by Lurkina.n.Learnin
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So, I guess it’s all going according to plan.


6 posted on 05/06/2014 7:10:01 PM PDT by all the best (sat`~!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

An with our new Global Weather Changes Catastrophically meme, the green line will go to zero and the red line will peak until only crony capitalists are left.


7 posted on 05/06/2014 7:10:25 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gee, there is a shock. Thanks Dear Leader Obama...


8 posted on 05/06/2014 7:11:48 PM PDT by piytar (The predator-class is furious that their prey are shooting back.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hope. Change.

Summer of Recovery.

Obama pay my gas and my mortgage -— or at least I don’t have to worry about them anymore.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P36x8rTb3jI


9 posted on 05/06/2014 7:12:59 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Small businesses is where it all begins. You kill SB and you kill one of the biggest factors that made the U.S the superpower it once was. You can’t start out as big business and become sucessful unless you already have access to gobs of capital and experience in the field of endeavor or personnel that does....and the U.S. needs big and small business alike to keep people employed and the wheels of commerce flowing. Sorry socialism kills incentive to succeed, causes society to erode, and makes everyone poor except the top of the food chain. Cloward-Piven is just the means to kill a society; there are no positive aspects to it unless you are at the top of the heap.


10 posted on 05/06/2014 7:14:52 PM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I recently read a story about a woman who wanted to open an ice cream parlor in a mall. I believe it was in California, but I’m not sure.

Anyway, she had a lease for the space, and had employees lined up and ready to go. All she needed was permission from the various government agencies to open her shop.

She has been waiting for permission for more than a year!

Anyone who goes that route anymore is a well-intentioned fool. You will be regulated and taxed out of business. Better to open a business where your factories are all overseas. At least then you’ve got a chance.

Sad.


11 posted on 05/06/2014 7:21:17 PM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I holding this lantern? I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bump


12 posted on 05/06/2014 7:30:00 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Yet voters keep returning the same communists and inept clowns to DC. Its a curiosity.


13 posted on 05/06/2014 7:31:45 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: Leaning Right

It is all intentional, to destroy the great American dream and reduce America to what Obama recognizes and rationalizes his world perspective from.... Kenya and Indonesia.

This is the power of a foreigner in our most highest office.

That muslim is the furthest thing away from being an American!
(Muslim- marxist- indonesian- ill bred - uneducated- mis informed - uncivilized - culturally alien...pos)


14 posted on 05/06/2014 7:36:27 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: piytar

Time for a new movie -

Death of the American Dream, starring Barry Soetaro AKA the great Ghazi, Hussein Obama.


15 posted on 05/06/2014 7:43:35 PM PDT by himno hero (hadnuff)
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To: Leaning Right

The fact that this woman even needed “permission” to open an ice cream parlor is disturbing in and of itself.


16 posted on 05/06/2014 7:45:44 PM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I don't want to feel "safe." I want to feel FREE!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

It’s all working according to plan.

“Isn’t the only hope for the planet that the industrialized

civilizations collapse? Isn’t it our responsibility to bring

that about?” Maurice Strong, Head of the 1992 Earth Summit in

Rio [where he introduced the “Plan for the 21st Century” - Agenda 21/ Sustainable Development and at that point we joind the “Club for Degrowth”

http://blogs.worldwatch.org/sustainableprosperity/resources/clubfordegrowth/


17 posted on 05/06/2014 7:52:12 PM PDT by Captain7seas
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To: Captain7seas

Bttt.


18 posted on 05/06/2014 8:05:29 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
First hand account: My wife and I are closing our small business at the end of the month. Too many rules and regulations, along with everyones hand in our wallet to get "their share". It's come to the point that we almost have to pay to stay in business and work for free, so we've had enough.

The sign on the door on the last day will be: "Gone Galt!"

19 posted on 05/06/2014 8:27:20 PM PDT by Dubh_Ghlase (Therefore, send not to know For whom the bell tolls, It tolls for thee.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

there are many factors that are part of this, not one alone


20 posted on 05/06/2014 9:57:23 PM PDT by Wuli
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To: Leaning Right
government takes a year to decide if a business should be permitted to open. this shows that government/socialism can never work as it is so incompetent , unaccountable ,corrupt etc..but so many idiots even on this forum trust government to solve any real or manufactured problem

the free market(capitalism) works lightning fast, creating new products and technology almost overnight . and those products work.

21 posted on 05/06/2014 10:39:22 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: Dubh_Ghlase

same here

Ayn Rand’s Book “Atlas Shrugged” is coming true

so is Orwell’s 1984

the democrats are destroying the greatest civilization that ever was , for their religion of socialism


22 posted on 05/06/2014 10:59:07 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: skeeter

The news media creates a false reality where global warming is real and science, where government is the solution to every problem , where individual rights like gun ownership are a threat.

the news media works by manipulating public perception so that socialist ideas previously thought of as radical begin to seem acceptable over time.The news media shapes our lives, our laws, and our future.

the news media shapes perception and so voting patterns, to vote socialist tyrants like obama in


23 posted on 05/06/2014 11:04:37 PM PDT by Democrat_media (Obama ordered IRS to rig 2012 election and must resign)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

What could possibly cause this?


24 posted on 05/06/2014 11:08:56 PM PDT by woofie
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To: Leaning Right

“She has been waiting for permission for more than a year!”

Just imagine the coming utopia of the same occuring for required medical treatment!


25 posted on 05/15/2014 6:38:47 AM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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