The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting dramatically many businesses and in particular start-ups (i.e. new entrants) and young firms.
This may have sizeable and lasting effects on aggregate employment which persist as the cohort of new firms age.
The EU start-up calculator allows to assess the medium-run impact of COVID-19.
People can use the calculator to compute the impact on employment as a result of the disruption of start-ups and young firms in EU countries and their economic sectors.
The calculator allows to create different scenarios with the possibility to vary
- the number of start-ups,
- the growth potential of start-ups, and
- the survival rate of young firms.