Do genes affect entrepreneurship?
Nicos Nicolaou: Research has shown that genetic factors affect both the tendency to recognize entrepreneurial opportunities and the tendency to start businesses. Studies have used large samples of identical and fraternal twins to disentangle the role of genes and environment in entrepreneurship.
Do Your Genes determine your future?
They may play only a small role in your life, and the study wasn’t designed to prove that certain genes determine your future, the researchers noted. A previous study found that genetic variants might be linked with levels of education.