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Public Sector Entrepreneurship: U.S. Technology and Innovation Policy

Dennis Patrick Leyden and Albert N. Link

Abstract

Public sector entrepreneurship refers to innovative public policy initiatives that generate greater economic prosperity by transforming a status quo economic environment into one that is more conducive to economic units engaging in creative and innovative activities in the face of uncertainty. This book traces the historical development of the concepts of private and public sector entrepreneurship and their connection to the separate notions of risk and uncertainty. Based on a formal conceptualization of these concepts, the book illustrates public sector entrepreneurship in practice using exam ... More

Keywords: entrepreneurship, innovation policy, risk, technology policy, uncertainty

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780199313853
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199313853.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Dennis Patrick Leyden, author
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Albert N. Link, author
University of North Carolina at Greensboro