Rural Futures Institute at the University of Nebraska

 

Date of this Version

2012

Document Type

Article

Citation

2012 Author(s)

Comments

Center Research Report 12-3, September 2012.

Abstract

Table of Contents

Executive Summary ......................................................................... i

Introduction ............................................................................. 1

Businesses in the Community .................................................................. 2

Figure 1. Expected Number of Businesses in Local Community Five Years from Now by Community Size .................................................................................... 2

Figure 2. Most Likely Outcome when Business Owner Leaves or Retires in Community ................. 3

Business Exits and Transitions .............................................................. 4

Table 1. Concern with Business Exits ........................................................ 4

Figure 3. Concern that Business Closings will Affect Ability to Get Needed Things by Occupation..................... 5

Table 2. Views of Community Strategies for Business Exits ........................ 7

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