05/09/2013 10:52 am ET Updated Jul 09, 2013

Will Health-Care Law Beget Entrepreneurs?


Thousands of would-be entrepreneurs are itching to start their own businesses, but many are shackled to their current employer by health-care benefits they don't think they could otherwise afford. Economists call this phenomenon "job lock," or "entrepreneurship lock."

But the pressure some Americans feel to cling to a corporate job chiefly for the health insurance could, conceivably, ease in coming years.

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