The long-term consequences of entrepreneurship: Earnings trajectories of former entrepreneurs – Former entrepreneurs earn 27% less when they return to typical wage work. This can be mainly attributed to their tendency to work less number of hours and to a lesser extent, employers paying them less per time worked.
The Impact of False Investigators on Grant Funding – To stand out, grant proposals tend to add names of famous researchers from prestigious institutes, even when these researchers would not really be involved in the actual project. And, it works! These applications tend to receive 70% more funding.
How do non-innovative firms start innovation and build legitimacy? The case of professional service firms – A QCA study of the factors related to service innovation in law firms. They looked at the following factors related to innovation stimulated by collaboration with clients or imitation from competitors:
- fostering internal innovative culture
- using mixed teams
- structural internal units
- partners’ leadership
- technology innovation
The Grand Tour: The Role of Catalyzing Places for Industry Emergence – Fascinating case study of how the town of Arco, Italy enabled the emergence of the sport climbing industry. The novelty of their paper is recognizing that industries can emerge without agglomeration in a geographic region.