Our team has identified three recently published entrepreneurship studies that use data from across the world to answer interesting policy questions. A summary of each paper is below.
Why Entrepreneurship is on the Decline
A new report seeks to understand why entrepreneurship is declining. The baby boom and the fact that most firms are started by those mid-career accounts why new firms haven’t been created in the past few years. The authors also note the importance of an established network before starting a venture. For the full article by Matthew Yglesias, please click here.
Do Entrepreneurship and High-Tech Concentration Create Jobs?
Many believe that high-tech concentration is the key to job growth, and a recent paper seeks to examine if that idea is valid. The report finds that high concentrations of entrepreneurship in general can lead to job growth. For the full report by Ross Gittell, Jeffrey Sohl, and Edinaldo Tebaldi, please click here.
How Can Local Governments Create Growth Clusters?
Currently, certain cities such as Berlin, London, New York, and Tel Aviv are trying to spark growth ecosystems and boost entrepreneurship. A recent study seeks to analyze how local governments can help to improve growth among entrepreneurs. For the full report by Julian Kirchherr, Gundbert Scherft, and Kartin Suder, please click here.