Journal of Entrepreneurship Education (Print ISSN: 1098-8394; Online ISSN: 1528-2651)


Does Financial Background Affect Entrepreneur Students Creativity: An Investigation of How Rich and Poor Students Start their Businesses

Author(s): Inaya Sari Melati, Sandy Arief, Satsya Yoga Baswara

The results of previous studies have indicated that entrepreneurship ability affects entrepreneuring student’s creative achievement. This research tries to describe the different pattern of start-up business run by 99 students who have owned businesses in various fields as seen from their different economic backgrounds. Additionally, this research compares the creative achievement between entreprenuering students with different economic backgrounds. The research results indicate that there is a high tendency of different patterns of start-up business between students with high and low economic backgrounds. This research also finds that the creative achievement of entrepreneuring students from poor family is higher than those from rich family.

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