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Why encouraging more people to become entrepreneurs is bad public policy

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Small Business Economics.

    Volume (Year): 33 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 2 (August)
    Pages: 141-149

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:sbusec:v:33:y:2009:i:2:p:141-149

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    Keywords: Economic growth; Entrepreneurship; Entrepreneurship Award Winner; Job creation; New firm formation; J24; L26; M13;

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