Publication | Project Syndicate
Think Small for an American Recovery
Laura Tyson and Lenny Mendonca
Laura Tyson and Lenny Mendonca write about how small businesses play an outsize role in the US economy, accounting for about half of all private-sector employment and nearly two-thirds of all net new job creation since 2000. Federal support for them is crucial to avoid a prolonged, anemic, and uneven recovery that leaves many marginalized communities behind.