HKS Affiliated Authors

Additional Authors:

  • William Kerr


Entrepreneurship and Urban Success: Toward a Policy Consensus. Edward Glaeser, William Kerr, February 2008, Paper. "Like all politics, all entrepreneurship is local. Individuals launch firms and, if successful, expand their enterprises to other locations. But new firms must start somewhere, even if their businesses are conducted largely or exclusively on the Internet. Likewise, policymakers at local and state levels increasingly recognize that entrepreneurship is the key to building and sustaining their economies' growth. Although this is a seemingly obvious proposition, it represents something of a departure from past..." Link