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Coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has led to an extensive economic slowdown not only in Germany. In this dossier, the IfM Bonn regularly provides an overview of the effects on Mittelstand (SME) enterprises.

Further information

Finanzierung von kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen in der Corona Pandemie

Die Auswirkungen der Innovationstätigkeit von KMU in Krisenzeiten auf ihre wirtschaftliche Entwicklung

Mittelstand businesses in the Covid19 pandemic – being affected by and dealing with the crisis

Entrepreneurship during the Covid-19 pandemic: A focus on individual resilience

Commercial start-ups and company closures 2021 - ambiguous trends

Impact of the Covid19 pandemic on start-up activities in 2020 – a regional analysis

Covid 19: What can we learn from SME policy in other European countries

Business resilience: Influencing factors in the corona pandemic

Business Dynamics in the Netherlands 2020: The First Phase of the Covid-19 Pandemic

Income loss among the self-employed: implications for individual wellbeing and pandemic policy measures

Prospects for SMEs in the Covid 19 pandemic. Part 2: Challenges for MIttelstand Enterprises

Prospects for SMEs in the Covid 19 pandemic. Part 1: Challenges for SME policy

Challenges of the German Mittelstand during the corona pandemic

Comments of the IfM Bonn on the economic recovery, crisis management and future package

The corona pandemic as a chance for a forward-looking EU Mittelstand policy

Exit from the Shutdown

Coronavirus pandemic and Mittelstand in Germany


Tables on company sizes

Tables on the self-employed

Key indicators based on SME definition by the IfM Bonn

Building resilience in under-represented entrepreneurs: A European comparative study

Pandemic crisis in UK

UK government and self-employed

Comparison with Germany and Denmark

UK governement´s deal for the self employed

Effect of Covid19 on women self-employed

Pandemic crisis in Latvia

Foreign Investors on the Impact of Covid-19