Entrepreneurship and Cultural Creativity
AbstractWe investigate the relationship between cultural creativity and entrepreneurship in two respects: first, cultural and personal creativity as a characteristic of self-employed individuals; second, self-employment in professions that can be classified as belonging to the 'Creative Class' as compared to the non-creative class. The analysis is based on micro-data for individuals of the German Socio Economic Panel (SOEP). We find, indeed, some significant links between entrepreneurship and cultural creativity that deserve further investigation.
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Entrepreneurship; new business formation; cultural creativity; creative class;
Find related papers by JEL classification:
- L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship
- Z1 - Other Special Topics - - Cultural Economics
- D03 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Behavioral Economics; Underlying Principles
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2010-01-30 (All new papers)
- NEP-CUL-2010-01-30 (Cultural Economics)
- NEP-ENT-2010-01-30 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-HRM-2010-01-30 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-SBM-2010-01-30 (Small Business Management)
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