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Small business in poor health // The first statistical descriptions of the business results of the lockdowns of 2020 have appeared

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The COVID-19 lockdowns of 2020, contrary to the many and varied assumptions of economists in this regard, had a predictable impact on the structure of entrepreneurship. As a study by American economists based on materials from California showed, the concentration of business sales as a result shifted towards large companies – they recovered more slowly as a result of lockdowns compared to small ones, but suffered significantly less losses from the forced shutdown of operations in 2020 and, as a result, increased their market share at the expense of the lost SME. .

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