The study made by The Expert Group on Public Sector Economics explores the importance of small and young businesses in the restructuring of the Swedish economy during 1990–2009. An extensive analysis of the Swedish business dynamics is based on a data from Statistics Sweden (SCB).
The report covers questions such as: What kinds of jobs disappeared? What jobs were created? How did employment dynamics vary over time and between the services and manufacturing industries?
In summary, the empirical analysis shows that:
The conclusion is that diversity in the business sector is essential for an economically effective restructuring.
The English summary of the report can be found here.