• Abstract / Zusammenfassung
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Review of the evidence
  • 3. Data and measurement
  • 4. New firm formation in West Germany 1984-2002
  • 5. Survival and employment growth in start-up cohorts
  • 6. The size distribution of new businesses and the concentration of employment
  • 7. The contribution of recent start-ups to current employment
  • 8. Final discussion
  • References
  • Appendix