11) Entrepreneurs often undertake the innovations that are necessary to bring inventions to the marketplace. Accordingly, what empirical pattern should be expected in an international comparison?
A) Countries with higher rates of entrepreneurship have higher rates of poverty.
B) Countries with higher rates of entrepreneurship have lower rates of immigration.
C) Countries with higher rates of entrepreneurship have lower rates of economic growth.
D) Countries that protect the property rights of entrepreneurs will have higher rates of economic growth.
12) In the absence of well-defined property rights, we would likely find
A) people with more incentives to take risks.
B) people with less incentives to take risks.
C) higher economic growth rates.
D) increases in investment activity.
13) Well-defined property rights give entrepreneurs the incentive to
A) engage in risky business endeavors in order to accumulate future wealth.
B) use the eminent domain laws to seize property for public use.
C) lobby Congress in order to increase environmental regulations.
D) evade taxes.
14) Would one expect economic growth to be higher or lower in a country that had poorly defined property rights? Why?
15) Why might population growth and immigration stimulate economic growth?