Small Businesses Are Worse Off Than We Thought

Kristen Senz discusses the results of a recent small-business owners survey with HBS professors.  The survey of small-business owners shows that lack of liquidity and skepticism of government programs are compounding COVID crisis recovery efforts.  Zoe B. Cullen, Michael Luca, and Christopher T. Stanton worked with Harvard University economics professor Ed Glaeser, Alex Bartik of the University of Illinois, and Marianne Bertrand at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business, to craft the survey and analyze responses.

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