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The Entrepreneurial Society

  • David B. Audretsch
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Part of the International Studies in Entrepreneurship book series (ISEN, volume 26)

Abstract

This chapter explains why and how entrepreneurship has emerged as a driving force for economic growht, job creation and competitiveness. A framework is provided for understanding entrepreneurship in the global economy and why entrepreneurship policy has emerged as a bonafide instrument for growth and development.

Keywords

Small Firm Physical Capital Knowledge Spillover Innovative Activity Incumbent Firm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Ameritech Chair of Economic DevelopmentIndiana UniversityBloomingtonUSA

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