Kauffman Firm Survey Data Overview

Publisher: 2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Apr 30, 2008
David DesRoches, Timothy M. Mulcahy, Alicia Robb, and Scott Shane
The Kauffman Firm Survey (KFS) is a panel study of new businesses founded in 2004 and tracked over their early years of operation. The survey focuses on the nature of new business formation activity; characteristics of the strategy, offerings, and employment patterns of new businesses; the nature of the financial and organizational arrangements of these businesses; and the characteristics of their founders.