The dynamics of entrepreneurship : evidence from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor data /

As governments across the world look to entrepreneurship as a way to increase the wealth and well-being of their countries, this volume brings together leading scholars to provide a comprehensive overview of entrepreneurial activity based on empirical data.

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Imprint:Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Subject:Entrepreneurship.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Entrepreneurship.
Entrepreneurship.
Business & Economics.
Economic Theory.
Industry.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11174035
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Other authors / contributors:Minniti, Maria.
ISBN:9780191652691
0191652695
9780199672448
019967244X
1299184650
9781299184657
Notes:Originally published: 2011.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
English.
Print version record.
Summary:As governments across the world look to entrepreneurship as a way to increase the wealth and well-being of their countries, this volume brings together leading scholars to provide a comprehensive overview of entrepreneurial activity based on empirical data. Learning about entrepreneurship has major implications for the way we understand economic change and progress. At a time when governments all over the world look to entrepreneurship as a way to increase the wealth and well-being of their countries, The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship examines the causes of differences in entrepreneurial propensity between individuals, the factors that explain variations in the type and quantity of entrepreneurship at the aggregate level, andthe macroeconomic implications of entrepreneurship. Using Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) data, the book brings together contributions from leading scholars to provide a comprehensive overview of current scholarship on entrepreneurial activity. Discussed topics include entrepreneurial motivation, gender and migration, entrepreneurial financing, urban entrepreneurship, growth-oriented entrepreneurship, economic growth, and regional entrepreneurship policies. The book concludes by summarizing its contribution to existing literature, withparticular attention paid to the policy implications and the ongoing debate on entrepreneurship.
Other form:Print version: Dynamics of entrepreneurship. Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013 9780199672448
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505 8 |a ""6. Entrepreneurship in World Cities""""7. Interregional Disparities, Entrepreneurship, and EU Regional Policy""; ""8. Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies: The Role of Institutions and Generational Change""; ""9. Poverty and Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries""; ""10. Ambitious Entrepreneurship, High-Growth Firms, and Macroeconomic Growth""; ""11. High-Aspiration Entrepreneurship""; ""12. Entrepreneurship and the Decision to Export""; ""Conclusion""; ""Data Appendix""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N"" 
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