The Role of Microbusiness Employers

Small Business Facts: The Role of Microbusiness Employers in the Economy

Brian Headd, Economist for the U.S. SBA Office of Advocacy

First published August 2017

The SBA Office of Advocacy released a report on the impact of microbusiness on the national economy. Microbusinesses, defined in the fact sheet as firms with 1-9 employees, are the smallest of the smalls but they are the most common type of small business and exhibit an oversized role in employment.

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