I saw this yesterday and wanted to pass it along. It was written by Scott Shane, Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Case Western Reserve University.

To me, there are three interesting takeaways from these data.

1. Even in a recession, some industries grow at a gazelle-like pace across a variety of different dimensions.
2. Relatively few industries that do well during one recession tend to do well during other recessions.
3. Insurance, health care, and consulting tend to be recession-resistant industries for people running small businesses.

See the whole post here