Research Report Does Increasing Reliance on Student Debt Explain Declines in Entrepreneurial Activity?
Sandy Baum
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Concerns about declining entrepreneurial activity, rising student debt, and the possible relationship between the two deserve attention. New business enterprises can support innovation and increase employment, so any trend that might be interfering with individuals’ opportunities to take risks, finance start-ups, and build enterprises is worth exploring.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Education Wealth and financial well-being
Tags Higher education Asset and debts Financial knowledge and capability Beyond high school: education and training Financial stability Family credit and debt
Policy Centers Income and Benefits Policy Center Center on Education Data and Policy