Free the Lemonade: Occupational Licensing as a Barrier to Young Entrepreneurship
By GABRIELLE ETZEL

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This week, three young girls in my neighborhood officially became capitalists by selling braided friendship bracelets on the roadside. When I asked the girls–between the ages of 8 and 12–why they chose to seize this particular opportunity, they told me that their initial idea was a lemonade stand, but that they lacked the central ingredient: lemons. I didn’t have the …

Gabrielle EtzelFree the Lemonade: Occupational Licensing as a Barrier to Young Entrepreneurship
By GABRIELLE ETZEL