Master's Theses


Economics, Finance, & Accounting

Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)


This study was made to examine the loan programs of the Small Business Administration and to determine whether they have benefited the Kansas economy. Methods and Procedures Employed: Material relating to the programs of the Small Business Administration and located in Forsyth Library at Fort Hays Kansas State College. Literature from the Small Business Administration office in Wichita, Kansas, was secured and examined. A survey of Kansas Small Business Administration loan recipients was conducted to determine the effect of the Small Business Administration’s loan programs on the Kansas economy. Summary and Findings: The entire study was to explain the functions of the Small Business Administration and its effects on the Kansas economy. It was found that the different Small Business Administration’s methods of assistance to small businesses are definitely benefiting the Kansas economy. The Small Business Administration has put large amounts of money into the economy in many beneficial areas.


Dr. Milburn Little

Date of Award

Summer 1967

Document Type

Thesis - campus only access


© 1967 Jack Earl Graham


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