The Magic Sauce?, or Where’s the Beef?

Here’s a couple of easily digestible, certainly thought-provoking, pieces on business start ups and job creation.  The first is via Professor Finkler, who sends along one of these new, cool Kaufman Foundation sketchbooks. In this one, Kaufman President Carl Schramm asserts the best indicator of whether a country will grow is the number, not the size, of firms created every year.  That’s quite an assertion.  Here’s more from the Kaufmann blog.

In the blue corner, James Surowieki at The New Yorker argues that small businesses are not the source of growth.

Who are you going to believe?