Ep #44 - Why understanding entrepreneurship can help you understand politics?

1h 0m | Apr 9, 2022

🎙️ This week we are joined by resident economist Connor Fraser (ig: @realconnorfraser), to discuss the parallels between entrepreneurship strategy and politics. We go through the four entrepreneurial strategies viz. Intellectual Property, Value Chain, Disruptive and Architecture and discuss an example from real-world politics that they are parallel to. We also talk about whether the regime changes in the government are a pendulum or a creative destruction process.


Gans, Joshua, Erin L. Scott, and Scott Stern. “Strategy for Start-Ups.” Harvard Business Review 96, no. 3 (June 5, 2018): 44–51.


Klein, Peter G., Joseph T. Mahoney, Anita M. McGahan, and Christos N. Pitelis. “Toward a Theory of Public Entrepreneurship.” European Management Review 7, no. 1 (2010): 1–15.


Wohlgemuth, Michael. “Political Entrepreneurship and Bidding for Political Monopoly.” Journal of Evolutionary Economics 10, no. 3 (2000): 273–95.


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The Why Coordinate is a weekly podcast hosted by Anagh Narain where we discuss the why behind human society and behaviour. Following it up with lessons from pop culture and our own experiences to lead a more intentional, efficient and happy life. 

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