[FoRK] Interesting analysis of entrepreneurship and risk

Dave Long dave.long at bluewin.ch
Sat Aug 30 13:16:02 PDT 2008


Le 29 août 08 à 04:54, Jeff Bone a écrit :
> In case you missed this, an interesting study:  "THE BURDEN OF THE  
> NONDIVERSIFIABLE RISK OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP."


Something which should have been intuitively obvious to even the most  
casual observer:

cf. "Re: ARTICLE: Despite the buzz, peer-to-peer startups lack  
business benefits"
http://www.xent.com/FoRK-archive/dec00/0233.html

-Dave

or, much more indirectly, "established business vs. innovation"
http://www.xent.com/pipermail/fork/2002-January/007951.html
(to see the relation here one must understand why a capitalist can  
diversify his agent problem while an entrepreneur is stuck with his  
risk)




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