Creating more and better quality jobs is a challenge common to policymakers around the world. High-growth firms account for at most one-fifth of firms in manufacturing and services industries in emerging markets but create more than half of new jobs and sales in these sectors.
What are high-growth firms? Which types of firms are likely to become gazelles?
Are such firms the new face of entrepreneurship or “one-hit wonders”?
Are there robust criteria for identifying high-potential firms?
What should be policymakers’ priorities to accelerate firm growth?
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