Entrepreneurship and openness theory and evidence

ch. 1. entrepreneurship, trade competition and the explosion of world trade / William J. Baumol -- ch. 2. Globalization of venture capital : a vernon-dunning synthesis with deal-by-deal data on information technology / Catherine L. Mann -- ch. 3. Offshoring : why venture capital-backed businesses st...

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Main Author: Audretsch, David B. ([HerausgeberIn])
Corporate Author: Edward Elgar Publishing
Other Authors: Litan, Robert E. ([HerausgeberIn]), Strom, Robert J. ([HerausgeberIn])
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cheltenham Edward Elgar c2009
Series:Industrial dynamics, entrepreneurship and innovation
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:ch. 1. entrepreneurship, trade competition and the explosion of world trade / William J. Baumol -- ch. 2. Globalization of venture capital : a vernon-dunning synthesis with deal-by-deal data on information technology / Catherine L. Mann -- ch. 3. Offshoring : why venture capital-backed businesses stay at home / Amar Bhidé -- ch. 4. Entrepreneurship, culture and openness / Edmund Phelps and Gylfi Zoega -- ch. 5. Entrepreneurship and the city / Edward L. Glaeser -- ch. 6. Star scientists, innovation and regional and national immigration / Lynne G. Zucker and Michael R. Darby
A growing body of evidence has documented the critical role that entrepreneurs play in fostering economic growth. But entrepreneurs can only be expected to take risks in 'open settings', where individuals and firms are free to contract with one another. In this important book, leading economists explain and document the role of open markets, within and across national boundaries, in facilitating entrepreneurship, innovation and economic growth. The main message of this book is especially timely given growing concerns in developed countries in particular about off-shoring and openness to trade
Physical Description:xi, 219 p ill
ISBN:9781847207791
1847207790
9781848449046