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Small Business Focus


This page brings together data, Atlanta Fed initiatives, and research related to small business issues. Our interest in small business focuses on three related issues:

  • The role of small business in job creation
  • The role of small business in local economic development
  • The role of the banking system in small business financing

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small business survey

Is Credit to Small Businesses Flowing Faster? Evidence from the Atlanta Fed Small Business Survey

 

Small Business Survey Results Available

Results of the Atlanta Fed's third-quarter 2013 survey show that small business borrowers have been more successful in obtaining financing and that business conditions continue to improve. A new macroblog post summarizes the findings.

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Small businesses may finally be seeing some easing in credit. The first-quarter 2013 Small Business Survey results show that small firms experienced an improvement in their ability to obtain credit from banks.

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