Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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Springer, Dec 8, 2010 - Business & Economics - 373 pages
Leading international scholars provide a timely reconsideration of how and why entrepreneurship matters for economic development, particularly in emerging and developing economies. The book critically dissects the evolving relationship between entrepreneurs and the state.
 

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Contents

Part I Introduction
2
Part II Measuring Entrepreneurship and the Business Environment
34
Part III Policies Institutions and Entrepreneurship
144
Part IV Entrepreneurship and the State
232
Part V Conclusion
317
References
336
Index
367
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JOSÉ ERNESTO AMORÓS Universidad del Desarrollo, Chile JURGEN BRAUER Augusta State University, USA SAMEEKSHA DESAI University of Missouri, USA CHIARA GUGLIELMETTI University of Trento, Italy ROBERT HAYWOOD University of Colorado, USA LEORA KLAPPER World Bank, USA WILLIAM LAZONICK University of Massachusetts, USA ANAT LEWIN World Bank, USA. PETER NIJKAMP VRIJE Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands GERRIT ROOKS EINDHOVEN University of Technology, The Netherlands ADAM SZIRMAI Maastricht University, USA ROY THURIK Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands JUAN MANUEL QUESADA World Bank, USA