Thought for the month

“The great tragedy of science - the slaying of a beautiful hypothesis by an ugly fact.”
Thomas Huxley, Scientist (1825-95).

Wednesday, 9 May 2018

Age matters

A recent study shows that the highest success rates in entrepreneurship come from people aged in their forties. The theory being that key entrepreneurial resources, such as human capital, financial capital, and social capital, accumulate with age. Mechanisms by which young people are proposed to have advantages, such as energy or originality, may still be operating, but if so they seem to be overwhelmed by other forces.

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