Following SNAP eligibility expansion, newly-eligible households are 20% more likely to own a business, driven by an increase in new firm birth of 12%.
The share of US employment accounted for by young firms has declined by almost 30% over the last 30 years.
Uninsured risk from leaving wage employment is a primary barrier to entrepreneurship.
Raising public health insurance coverage rates increased self-employment by 15%.
Stronger social safety nets increase entrepreneurship.
Allocating more government spending towards social and public goods relative to private subsidies is positively associated with entrepreneurship.
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