Peeling the onion: public policy in entrepreneurship education

Peeling the onion: public policy in entrepreneurship education Purpose – This paper aims to examine some basic pathways to bring issues of public policy into entrepreneurship classes. Design/methodology/approach – The paper looks at policy issues related to taxation, regulation and employment which all offer important topics that can be integrated into a variety of standard entrepreneurship courses. Findings – Integrating policy issues into entrepreneurship classes is important to assist students understand the importance of compliance, to see the linkages to their broader university education, and to help make them more informed citizens. Originality/value – This paper hopes to foster more integration of public policy into both the entrepreneurship classroom and into more traditional streams of entrepreneurship research. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy Emerald Publishing

Peeling the onion: public policy in entrepreneurship education

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2012 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
2045-2101
DOI
10.1108/20452101211208335
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Abstract

Purpose – This paper aims to examine some basic pathways to bring issues of public policy into entrepreneurship classes. Design/methodology/approach – The paper looks at policy issues related to taxation, regulation and employment which all offer important topics that can be integrated into a variety of standard entrepreneurship courses. Findings – Integrating policy issues into entrepreneurship classes is important to assist students understand the importance of compliance, to see the linkages to their broader university education, and to help make them more informed citizens. Originality/value – This paper hopes to foster more integration of public policy into both the entrepreneurship classroom and into more traditional streams of entrepreneurship research.

Journal

Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public PolicyEmerald Publishing

Published: Apr 20, 2012

Keywords: Entrepreneurship education; Entrepreneurship curriculum; Tax policy; Regulation; Employment; Business ethics; Business law; Entrepreneurialism

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