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September 30, 2014
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Kathryn Shaw: Entrepreneurship Requires Practice, Practice, Practice

A scholar finds that repeat entrepreneurs are more likely to succeed.

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Women waving scarves in Hong Kong
July 15, 2014
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Glenn Carroll: How Did Hong Kong’s Transition Affect Entrepreneurship?

New research says start-up activity declined after the handover, compared to what it should have been had things remained the same.

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A message says "Move Fast and Break Things" in a Facebook HQ stairwell
September 12, 2014
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Jesper Sørensen: Why Do Entrepreneurs Take the Leap?

If sudden wealth is not the likely outcome of starting a company, what motivates someone to take the risk?

Three economists hit the road to learn about small business in America. See what they discovered.

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June 23, 2014
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Marc Andreessen: “We Are Biased Toward People Who Never Give Up.”

The venture capitalist discusses Silicon Valley's changing tech landscape and why failure is overrated.
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