Finally some reward for risk takers

Cautious steps aimed at entrepreneurs who are central to the growth of the economy

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Michael Rooney

18th October, 2015
Risk takers are central to the growth of our economy

Released on budget day, the Department of Finance’s report on the review of tax and entrepreneurship provides some interesting insight on the meaning of “entrepreneurship” and “an entrepreneur”. The report references the economist William Baumol as describing an entrepreneur “as an individual who organises, operates and assumes the risk of creating a new business”.

These risk takers are central to the growth of our economy, but they...

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