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Understanding business dynamics : an integrated data system for America’s future / Panel on Measuring Business Formation, Dynamics, and Performance ; John Haltiwanger, Lisa M. Lynch, and Christopher Mackie, editors.

p. cm.

Index and bibliographical references.

ISBN 978-0-309-10492-0 (pbk.) — ISBN 978-0-309-66930-6 (pdf) 1.

Commercial statistics—United States. 2. United States—Statistical services. 3. United States—Commerce—Statistics. 4. Business enterprises—Statistics. I. Haltiwanger, John C. II. Lynch, Lisa M. III. Mackie, Christopher D. IV. National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Measuring Business Formation, Dynamics, and Performance.

HF3001.U53 2007

338.0072′7—dc22

2007005756

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Suggested citation: National Research Council. (2007). Understanding Business Dynamics: An Integrated Data System for America’s Future. Panel on Measuring Business Formation, Dynamics, and Performance. J. Haltiwanger, L.M. Lynch, and C. Mackie, eds. Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.



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