Case Western's Scott Shane says that his blogging colleague at the New York Times' small business blog was speaking metaphorically when she said that "entrepreneurship is built into a persons DNA" but he has been studying whether that is literally true. In this post, Shane writes that from twin studies he and his colleagues have found some truth to that figurative statement. They are also in the midst of working on a genome-wide association study "to identify specific genes that might be associated with the tendency to be an entrepreneur."
It's Right Next to the Sky Diving Gene
Sep 21, 2009