Does Welfare Actually Promote Entrepreneurship?

A recent article in The Atlantic challenges the oft-cited negative correlation between welfare programs and entrepreneurship by saying that welfare reduces the risks of starting a business, which would actually encourage entrepreneurship: This argument is particularly important today for two reasons. First, despite the headlines coming out of Silicon Valley, America¬†has actually become less entrepreneurial¬†over the past few decades. The research described above suggests that reversing that decline Read more […]