The Heffalump Revisited

  • Peter Kilby


Professor Peter Kilby is the author of “Hunting the Heffalump,” a classic in the entrepreneurship literature. In this opening article he returns to the propositions he set forth more than 30 years ago. He refines his earlier notion of the entrepreneurial task and probes more deeply into non-economic factors that can create a deficiency of the supply of requisite entrepreneurial services at the national level. Once again, Professor Kilby provides the reader with a wealth of insights and once again his major argument is sure to stir controversy.

Economic develoment and the supply of entrepreneurship the entrepreneurial task delegation of authority 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Kilby
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  1. 1.Department of EconomicsWesleyan UniversityMiddletownUSA

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