Institutional Entrepreneurship in Education Policy: Societal Transformation in Israel

  • Netta Sagie
  • Miri Yemini
Part of the Studies in the Political Economy of Public Policy book series (PEPP)


It has long been recognized that entrepreneurship plays a significant role in the economic development of organizations and countries (Cuervo, Ribeiro, & Roig, 2007; Drucker, 1985; Foster, 1986; Morris & Lewis, 1991; Morris & Sexton, 1996; Peters, 1987). Promoting entrepreneurship as a mechanism to stimulate growth and to generate higher employment and competition in global markets has thus become a central strategy of governments worldwide, who have begun to develop policies that promote and institutionalize entrepreneurship in their countries (Audretsch & Beckmann, 2007; Minniti, 2008). While most of the theoretical discourse was once attached to classic forms of entrepreneurship (the establishment of new businesses in order to maximize economic profit), in recent decades more attention has been devoted to corporate entrepreneurship, institutional entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship and entrepreneurship in education, as well as to policy formation and enactment in each of these domains.


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  • Netta Sagie
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  • Miri Yemini
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  1. 1.Tel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael

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