Economic development through entrepreneurship government, university and business linkages
1. An historical perspective on government-university partnerships to enhance entrepreneurship and economic development -- 2. Government policies to encourage economic development through entrepreneurship : the case of technology transfer -- 3. Creating innovation networks among manufacturing firms...
|Series:||New horizons in entrepreneurship
|Collection:||Edward Elgar eBooks Archive 1993-2015 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa|
|Summary:||1. An historical perspective on government-university partnerships to enhance entrepreneurship and economic development -- 2. Government policies to encourage economic development through entrepreneurship : the case of technology transfer -- 3. Creating innovation networks among manufacturing firms : how effective extension programs work -- 4. Investing in the MEMS regional innovation networks and the commercialization infrastructure of older industrial states -- 5. Buying Ohioans loyalty? : how state financial aid affects brain drain -- 6. On SBA-guaranteed lending and economic growth -- 7. Smart places for smart people : cluster-based planning in the 21st century knowledge economy -- 8. Regional wealth creation and the 21st century : women and 'minorities' in the tradition of economic strangers -- 9. Universities, entrepreneurship and public policy : lessons from abroad|
Despite a wealth of efforts that examine separately the role entrepreneurs and universities play in economic development, no systematic effort has been made to examine the role universities play in promoting economic development through entrepreneurship. This book fills that gap, focusing on policy aspects of government-university partnerships with a discussion both of best practices and problematic strategies. The book begins by tracing the history of American government-university-industry partnerships that have promoted economic development. In succeeding chapters, well-known scholars focus on linkages in different domains such as: technology transfer, innovation networks, brain drain, cluster-based planning, and manufacturing. Practitioner commentaries follow many of the chapters in order to present an evaluation of the arguments from the perspective of someone directly involved in the fostering of these relationships
|Physical Description:||xii, 252 p ill|