Support Policies to Entrepreneurship

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Part of the International Studies in Entrepreneurship book series (ISEN, volume 22)

Abstract

Nowadays entrepreneurship is a hot topic in the majority of countries. The subject has become popular and is a golden rule for politicians, opinion makers, and top businessmen, who praise the potential of entrepreneurial activity, be it small, medium, or large enterprises, be it in innovation, in teaching, in the creation of employment, or even in helping in economic revitalization and strengthening of countries’ competitive capacity. Interest in the topic has reached the entire political spectrum, and it was adopted by countries’ governments, independently of them being more left or more right wing. The majority of governments are investing a significant volume of time and money for the development of support programs as a stimulus and to the development of new enterprises.

Keywords

Assure Clarification Monopoly Oligopoly 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Business and EconomicsUniversity of the Beira InteriorCovilhãPortugal

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