Entrepreneurship Policies

Principles, Problems, and Opportunities
  • Charlie KarlssonEmail author
  • Martin Andersson
Part of the International Studies in Entrepreneurship book series (ISEN, volume 22)


The purpose of the current chapter is to discuss and assess the above questions. The chapter is organized as follows: In Sect. 6.2 we discuss the economic problems facing economic agents intending to start or expand a business or to let their business leave the market. The question of the optimal rate of entry, growth, and exit of businesses is discussed in Sect. 6.3. The issue of market failures is dealt with in Sect. 6.4. We then turn to policy failures in Sect. 6.5. Our conclusions are presented in Sect. 6.6.


Entrepreneurial Activity Market Failure Optimal Rate Economic Agent Collective Good 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EconomicsInternationella Handelshögskolan, Jönköping International Business SchoolSweden

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