chapter  4
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Empirical research on the role of new firms in Scotland

ByColin Gallagher, John Kidd, Paul Miller

There has been considerable discussion in recent years about whether it is fruitful or appropriate in the UK to encourage higher new firm birth rates. Storey (1994a), for example, after an international review of startup performance concluded that it was not an area which deserved serious effort in the UK.