I interviewed Arielle John, an economist at Beloit College, Wisconsin, about the influence of culture on entrepreneurship. Professor John focuses her research on Trinidad, and she starts by noting striking differences in entrepreneurship rates among Trinidad’s ethnic groups. Her explanation invokes the distinction between Kirznerian and Schumpeterian entrepreneurship, ethnic social networks, and Trinidad’s post-colonial political culture. Here’s our 15-minute discussion after her lecture at Rockford College:
Also posted at the CEE site.