Is necessity-based entrepreneurship even entrepreneurship?

In some cases entrepreneurship is the only option for livelihood. This takes often place in factor-driven economies. In more developed countries the necessity can be dictated by the profession itself or by the location. However, in cases where an individual is "aided" to become an entrepreneur and the former employer makes him/her to work solely for the former employer at the set prices, the question remains: is that really entrepreneurial activity?

That's what professors Ulla Hytti and Jarna Heinonen are discussing in Helsingin Sanomat. Read the article here.

No comments: