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Entrepreneurship And Cultural Creativity

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Executive Summary

The authors investigate the relationship between cultural creativity and entrepreneurship in two respects: first, cultural and personal creativity as a characteristic of self-employed individuals; second, self-employment in professions that can be classified as belonging to the 'Creative Class' as compared to the non-creative class. The analysis is based on micro-data for individuals of the German Socio Economic Panel (SOEP). The authors find, indeed, some significant links between entrepreneurship and cultural creativity that deserve further investigation.

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