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Entrepreneurs: Engines for Job Creation & Innovation

Jonathan Ortmans on February 23, 2009 Source: Policy Dialogue on Entrepreneurship

Unemployment rates are more than just numbers. For each number, there is a personal story to be told. For some, it's a temporary inconvenience. For others, it is a lengthy process that creates a economic hardship. And for still others, it is a necessary nudge to chase their dreams. My essay this week talks about the entrepreneurs who have sprouted during times of recession. 

Here is the lead:

Times are tough. Layoffs are growing every day and despite massive government intervention, there is little talk of anything more than a slow prolonged recovery. There are a few reasons though to remain optimistic. The main one: as long as we have entrepreneurial people, jobs will be created, and when times get tough we learn to do more with less.

Now, read the rest.

Category:  General  Tags:  recession, recovery

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