The business size distribution in Australia

Date published:
1 September 2015

The Business Size Distribution in Australia research paper identifies trends and features in the business size structure (by employment) in Australia. It also investigates some of the drivers of these trends.

The paper:

  • analyses trends in the number of businesses by size in Australia
  • explores features of business size structure
  • investigates macroeconomic factors by regression analysis
  • examines other determinants of non-employing business activity.

Authors: Jan A. Swanepoel and Anthony W. Harrison