The Rewards of Entrepreneurship: Exploring the Incomes, Wealth, and Economic Well-Being of Entrepreneurial Households

  title={The Rewards of Entrepreneurship: Exploring the Incomes, Wealth, and Economic Well-Being of Entrepreneurial Households},
  author={Sara Carter},
  journal={Wiley-Blackwell: Entrepreneurship Theory \& Practice},
  • S. Carter
  • Published 1 January 2011
  • Business, Economics
  • Wiley-Blackwell: Entrepreneurship Theory & Practice
The financial rewards and consequences of entrepreneurship for the individual are unknown. Prior studies have focused on self-employment income estimates and have highlighted the low median earnings that may be anticipated. The apparent financial irrationality of entrepreneurship is typically explained in terms of nonpecuniary compensating factors, such as autonomy and satisfaction. However, the financial rewards of entrepreneurship are multifaceted and include different types and amounts of… 

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