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Did COVID lockdowns harm entrepreneurship? Not exactly

Krlev, Gorgi, Scheidgen, Katharina, Günzel-Jensen, Franziska, Wolf, Miriam and Gümüsay, Ali Aslan (2022) Did COVID lockdowns harm entrepreneurship? Not exactly. LSE Business Review (15 Feb 2022). Blog Entry.

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The prevalent view is that COVID lockdowns have severely harmed entrepreneurship, but have they? Gorgi Krlev, Katharina Scheidgen, Franziska Günzel-Jensen, Miriam Wolf, and Ali Aslan Gümüsay write that physical distancing created new digital spaces and led to unconventional ways of integrating new people, new products, and new purpose into entrepreneurship. They observed instances in which entrepreneurs opened their mind in fundamental ways to provide services which deviated clearly from their original mission.

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Additional Information: © 2022 The Authors
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2022 12:51
Last Modified: 25 Apr 2022 12:51

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