Working with David on Both Sides of the Atlantic

  • Adam Lederer


Adam Lederer, author of the following essay, considers David one of the chief mentors in his life. Through his experiences working with David in Germany and the US, Lederer explains how David’s natural interest in multidisciplinary studies led him to pursue the creation of entrepreneurship as a recognized academic field. What follows is a tribute from Lederer to one of the most influential people in his life.



I must thank several friends (all a result of knowing David) for their advice and help in writing this chapter. Gratitude is due to Alexander Kritikos, Erik Lehmann, Stephan Shütze, Leon Schjoedt, and Susanne Warning. Any errors are clearly my own – the usual disclaimer applies.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Lederer
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  1. 1.DIW BerlinBerlinGermany

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