Scott Shane

Scott Shane

Guest Writer
Professor at Case Western Reserve University

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Regulations

Tread Lightly on Regulating the Sharing Economy

When calls for consumer protection come from competitors, policymakers should be cautious.
Venture Capital

Venture Capital Is In a Recovery, Not a Bubble

Just because venture investment is up doesn't mean we are awash in froth.
Income Inequality

Don't Hurt Entrepreneurship In Fighting Income Inequality

Stimulating entrepreneurship means accepting more inequality. Policy intervention needs to understand that.
Obamacare

Jobs, Not Obamacare, Are Helping the Uninsured

Before Americans start celebrating a drop in the number of uninsured, you first have to look behind the numbers.
Entrepreneurs

Are Entrepreneurs' Brains Wired Differently?

Entrepreneurs approach decision-making differently. But is that nature or nurture?
Capitalism

Focus on Opportunity, Not Income Inequality

Elected leaders are looking in the wrong place. All Americans want is equal opportunity.
Obamacare

Why Americans Have Turned Against Government-Sponsored Health Insurance

The desire for the government to provide care has been waning. And that was well before the ACA took effect.
Millennials

The Paradox of Generation Y

Millennials want to make more money than previous generations. But their way of getting there is a head-scratcher.
Starting a Business

Are Millennials Really the Entrepreneurial Generation?

We hear so much about how millennials want to run their own businesses. But recent data suggest the opposite is true.
Growth Strategies

Closing the Business-Ownership Gender Gap

It's not about bias or the 'system.' To address the gender gap, more women need to want to own businesses.

Why Colorado and Washington Were Wise to Legalize Pot

From an economic and health standpoint, policymakers got it right when it came to sales of recreational cannabis.
Growth Strategies

The Anti-Main-Street President

Most of this administration's policies have been hostile to the interests of Main Street business owners, particularly those running labor-intensive businesses with low-wage employees.
Growth Strategies

To Help Small Business, Cut Regulation

The regulatory burden on small businesses is now higher than it was when President Obama took office. Circumstances must change.
Finance

Why Corporate Tax Reform Is Not Enough

Only comprehensive reform will prevent businesses that produce the same profits through the same activities from paying vastly different tax rates.
Finance

Big Business Risks Alienating Small Business by Shunning Tea Party

Maintaining an alliance with small-business owners is in the best interests of big-business leaders. Instead, there is a fight brewing.