Could technological entrepreneurship drive economic growth?

Benjamin attended the 2013 VC and Entrepreneurs Trade Mission to Israel, run by the AICC in Tel Aviv, where he represented The University of Sydney's Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences. He is currently studying a Bachelor of Arts/Law and is the Events and Communications Officer at the Left Right Think-Tank and a feature writer for Obiter Intervarsity Law Journal.

Abstract

This paper discusses the prevalence, success and importance of entrepreneurship in Australia, with particular attention to the technology sector. It details the characteristics of Australian entrepreneurs using quantitative data from national and international studies. The paper considers the importance of technological entrepreneurship to the future of economic growth, before concluding with a discussion of policies to better support the emerging high-tech sector.

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