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The Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths that Entrepreneurs, Investors and Policy Makers Live by

Scott Shane, THE ILLUSIONS OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP: THE COSTLY MYTHS THAT ENTREPRENEURS, INVESTORS, AND POLICY MAKERS LIVE BY, pp. 1-224, Yale University Press, January 28, 2008

Posted: 7 Jan 2008  

Scott Shane

Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics

Abstract

The failure rate of new businesses in the United States is higher and the economic impact lower than many people realize. Based on extensive research, The Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths that Entrepreneurs, Investors, and Policy Makers Live By offers straight talk about the difficulties and perils of starting a new business.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship

JEL Classification: M13

Suggested Citation

Shane, Scott, The Illusions of Entrepreneurship: The Costly Myths that Entrepreneurs, Investors and Policy Makers Live by. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1081323

Scott A. Shane (Contact Author)

Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics ( email )

Cleveland, OH 44106
United States

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