Social and Commercial Entrepreneurship: Same, Different, or Both?

  title={Social and Commercial Entrepreneurship: Same, Different, or Both?},
  author={James E. Austin and Howard H. Stevenson and Jane Wei-Skillern},
  journal={Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice},
  pages={1 - 22}
Entrepreneurship has been the engine propelling much of the growth of the business sector as well as a driving force behind the rapid expansion of the social sector. This article offers a comparative analysis of commercial and social entrepreneurship using a prevailing analytical model from commercial entrepreneurship. The analysis highlights key similarities and differences between these two forms of entrepreneurship and presents a framework on how to approach the social entrepreneurial… 

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