How important are small businesses to the NZ economy?

How hard do you expect to work if you own your own business?

A new study by Prospa and YouGov found nearly half of those who run a small business are working six or seven days a week.

One in five say they work on their business every single day - they are doing the hard yards, aren't they?

NZIER principal economist Christina Leung spoke to The AM Show.

Watch the video.