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Business Success: Factors Leading to Surviving and Closing Successfully

  title={Business Success: Factors Leading to Surviving and Closing Successfully},
  author={Brian Headd},
This paper focuses on the startup factors that lead to new firms remaining open, and if they close, the factors leading to whether the owner considered the firm successful at closure. Two independent logit models were developed for closure and success characteristics using the Bureau of the Census' Characteristics of Business Owners (CBO). Business Information Tracking Series (BITS, formerly the LEEM), also from the Bureau of the Census, was used to evaluate business survival rates as the CBO… Expand

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