Scott Shane

Scott Shane

Guest Writer
Professor at Case Western Reserve University

More From Scott Shane

Entrepreneurs

Pop the Question. It Will Help Your Business (Opinion)

Getting married is a good idea if you're an entrepreneur or want to run your own business. The below-market labor and advice are just some of the reasons why. Our columnist explains.
Project Grow

Sit Down Now and Write That Business Plan (Opinion)

If you're serious about building a successful enterprise, you'll need a business plan. But don't let that stop you from starting.
Entrepreneurs

Puzzle for Policy Makers: How to Increase Gender Equality in Entrepreneurship

The solution for policy makers looking to reduce the longstanding disparity between the sexes may depend largely on why the gap continues.
Finance

The Home-Equity Credit Crunch (Opinion)

How home price declines have contributed to tight credit for small businesses.
Finance

Millionaire's Tax Could Stall Small-Business Jobs Engine (Opinion)

Policymakers fail to see how a surcharge tax on the wealthy could hurt the employment and economic growth that small businesses generate.
Leadership

Are You a Born Entrepreneur? (Opinion)

Scientific research shows that our genes influence whether we start our own businesses.
Leadership

Expand the Startup Visa Act (Opinion)

For real economic impact, the legislation must broaden the pool of eligible entrepreneurs.
Starting a Business

Who Counts As an Entrepreneur? (Opinion)

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.
Leadership

Occupy Wall Street Is No Friend of Small Business (Opinion)

Op-Ed: While many small-business owners share some populist anger at Wall Street banks, they should look closely at the protestors' positions before aligning themselves with the movement.