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Interest is high in supporting youth entrepreneurship and often seen as a way to help create jobs and turn the economy. But a closer look at the issues shows that these notions may be little more than wishful thinking.
To spur job creation, Congress is voting soon on a moratorium on regulation. Columnist Scott Shane says it's not the answer to our business problems.
Why success in the private sector doesn't necessarily translate into an effective leadership.
Small-business owners overwhelmingly favor Mitt Romney over Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election. Here are seven reasons why.
Before spending money on business incubators, Congress should first figure out whether we really need more in the U.S. and whether they actually help create jobs.
If your heart is set on running your own business, you could raise your odds of success by first getting some experience on your resume and money in the bank.
Business owners often oppose the minimum wage because it reduces their profits. But their position might be more helpful to low-skilled workers than the altruistic views of elected officials.
Private-equity firms are in the spotlight thanks to Mitt Romney. But they don't deserve the blame they get for destroying jobs any more than young breakouts like Google, says Scott Shane.
If you're serious about building a successful enterprise, you'll need a business plan. But don't let that stop you from starting.
Policymakers fail to see how a surcharge tax on the wealthy could hurt the employment and economic growth that small businesses generate.
Scientific research shows that our genes influence whether we start our own businesses.
Estimates of the number of entrepreneurs in the U.S. vary widely. If you want a more precise number, we'll need a definition of the word that everyone agrees on.
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