Business Dynamism in the U.S. and in Wisconsin

3.28.19. Simeon Alder. The decline of business dynamism in the United States has garnered considerable attention in recent years. Academic research has highlighted various aspects of this decline in dynamism,
among them the rise in market share concentration, the aging of firms, the rise in mark-ups, or the disappearance of young, high-growth firms. In this report, we review the available data with a particular focus on Wisconsin’s entrepreneurial activity.