The category in between these two might get much less in the way of headlines, but for our purposes, is actually much more interesting; that is, unproductive entrepreneurship. Unproductive entrepreneurship isn’t illegal, but let’s just say nobody’s going to be putting flowers outside your business when you die, either. Think: lobbying, playing games with tax avoidance, and good old fashioned regulatory capture. When the entrepreneur of this variety wins, the rest of us do not. In fact, more often than not — we lose.