Introduction to Technological Entrepreneurship

  • Elias G. Carayannis
  • Elpida T. Samara
  • Yannis L. Bakouros
Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM)


Adam Smith (1776) defined Land, Labor and Capital as the key input factors of the eighteenth century economy. Joseph Schumpeter (1934) added Technology and Entrepreneurship as two more key input factors in the early twentieth century. The role and dynamic nature of technological change and innovation, as well as their interdependencies, were thus acknowledged as main factors shaping the world economy’s future. The static approach of the Neoclassical Economic Theory was eventually abandoned.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Elias G. Carayannis
    • 1
  • Elpida T. Samara
    • 2
  • Yannis L. Bakouros
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Information Systems and Technology Management School of BusinessGeorge Washington UniversityWashington, DCUSA
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of Western MacedoniaKozaniGreece

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