If would-be entrepreneurs knew there'd be something to fall back on, they might be willing to take more risks starting businesses. New research suggests there is something governments can do to increase the number of startups, but maybe not what you think.
Scott Shane is A. Malachi Mixon III, Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies at Case Western Reserve University. He is the author of nine books, including:
He is the Editor of the Small Business Research Center at Small Business Trends.
He is also a member of the Northcoast Angel Fund in the Cleveland area. You can reach him at Scott “dot” shane “at” Case “dot” edu.
Export goals established by President Obama have not yet been realized. Making matters worse, creating jobs that export domestic goods is getting more expensive.May 11, 2015 165 Shares
Former head of HP vows to be the small business candidate for President.May 4, 2015 258 Shares