Thu, Mar 20, 2014 -- 8:00 PM

How Government Can Help or Harm Entrepreneurs

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Entrepreneurship is hailed as a way to reduce unemployment and preserve our competitive edge abroad. But how does government work best to promote new businesses and keep them afloat, especially here in the United States? Politicians tend to celebrate such things as government-sponsored enterprise zones and business incubators. But in the large scheme of things, dry but important things such as bankruptcy law and property rights may be much more effective in supporting new entrepreneurs.

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