Journal of Economics

, Volume 103, Issue 2, pp 199–202 | Cite as

Baumol, W.J.: The microtheory of innovative entrepreneurship

XIV, 246 pp. Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford, 2010. Hardback $ 39.50
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  1. 1.Università Cattolica del Sacro CuoreMilano, PiacenzaItaly

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