Is America’s welfare state suffocating US entrepreneurs?

2015-03-26 American Enterprise Institute & Ricochet

What’s the link between entrepreneurship and the welfare state? asks journalist and blogger James Pethokoukis: "Indeed, as researchers Magnus Henrekson and Tino Sanandaji [IFN] have pointed out, high rates of self employment can be a sign of economic weakness since taxes and regulation are impeding the ability of startups to become large, successful companies.

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