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Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development
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Entrepreneurship, Innovation, and Economic Development

Adam Szirmai, Wim Naudé, and Micheline Goedhuys

Abstract

Entrepreneurship and innovation are two of the most pervasive concepts of our times, yet there are still gaps in our understanding of the interactions between entrepreneurship and innovation, particularly in developing countries. This book attempts to fill this gap. It focuses on the entrepreneurship-innovation-development nexus, drawing heavily on empirical evidence from developing countries. Cross-country and individual country experiences cover nations as diverse as Ethiopia, India, Turkey, Vietnam, and also examine lessons from advanced economies such as Finland. Three sets of questions ar ... More

Keywords: entrepreneurship, innovation, developing countries, advanced countries, growth, development, institutional environment, small firms, large national firms, multinational firms

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199596515
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199596515.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Adam Szirmai, editor
Professorial Fellow UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Wim Naudé, editor
Senior Research Fellow UNU-WIDER, Helsinki
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Micheline Goedhuys, editor
Research Fellow, UNU-MERIT, Maastricht, The Netherlands
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