Research Paper

Does Entrepreneurship Make You Wealthy? Research Paper No 25

ERC Research Paper No 25

Associated Themes
  • Diversity
  • Entrepreneurship

There is growing interest in entrepreneurial earnings; however prior studies have typically focused on incomes derived from business ownership – a highly problematic measure, which fails to fully capture the rewards of entrepreneurship. In contrast, wealth comprises a stock of accumulated assets providing a more robust measure of relative success and economic well-being over the life-course of the business and the individual entrepreneur.