On Governing: Measuring Entrepreneurship Can Be Tricky

From TV shows and celebrity entrepreneurs to Barbie Dolls, entrepreneurship is becoming cultural phenomenon.

In this column posted on Governing.com, Kauffman Foundation researchers explain how city leaders can see past cultural buzz to get an accurate measure of their entrepreneurial ecosystems.

Read an excerpt of the post below.

The Tricky Challenge of Measuring Entrepreneurship

For those wishing to measure their entrepreneurial ecosystem more accurately, two challenges await: a mountain of unorganized data and the lack of an agreed-upon framework. 

In a new paper, we draw on existing entrepreneurship research and take a first crack at both tasks.

Read the article on Governing.com