Joel H. Popkin

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This report was developed under a contract with the Small Business Administration, Office of Advocacy, and contains information and analysis that was reviewed and edited by officials of the Office of Advocacy. However, the final conclusions of the report do not necessarily reflect the views of the Office of Advocacy. Advocacy: the voice of small business in(More)
The opinions and recommendations of the authors of this study do not necessarily reflect official positions of the SBA or other agencies of the U.S. government. i Executive Summary This study attempts to isolate differences in the relative movement of small businesses and large businesses due to cyclical forces in the economy. It analyzes business size(More)
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a dreaded disease of uncertain etiology and no available cure. It is still unclear if a causal relationship exists between gastro-esophageal reflux (GER) and IPF, but studies have shown an increased prevalence of acid reflux in patients with IPF. We describe a patient with achalasia and GER who went on to develop IPF.(More)
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