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Government as Entrepreneur

Albert N. Link and Jamie R. Link


Government acts as entrepreneur when its involvement in market activities is both innovative and characterized by entrepreneurial risk. Thinking of government as entrepreneur is a unique lens through which is characterized in this book a specific subset of government policy actions. As such, this book's viewpoint underscores the purposeful intent of government, its ability to act in new and innovative ways, and its willingness to undertake policy actions that have uncertain outcomes. Viewing particular policy actions through an entrepreneurial lens could be useful in at least two broad dimensi ... More

Keywords: entrepreneurship, technology infrastructure, innovation policy, public/private partnerships, public accountability

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780195369458
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195369458.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Albert N. Link, author
University of North Carolina
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Jamie R. Link, author
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