Handbook of Research on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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David B. Audretsch
Edward Elgar, 2011 - Business & Economics - 510 pages
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This path-breaking Handbook analyses the foundations, social desirability, institutions and geography of innovation and entrepreneurship. Leading researchers use their outstanding expertise to investigate various aspects in the context of innovation and entrepreneurship such as growth, knowledge production and spillovers technology transfer, the organization of the firm, industrial policy, financing, small firms and start-ups, and the characteristics of the entrepreneur as well as entrepreneurship education. There is much in this Handbook that is informative and stimulating, especially for academics and post-graduate students in economics and management. Those starting a PhD in innovation or entrepreneurship will find this book essential reading.

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Edited by David B. Audretsch, Distinguished Professor and Ameritech Chair of Economic Development, Indiana University, Bloomington, US, Oliver Falck, Senior Researcher, Department of Human Capital and Innovation, Ifo Institute for Economic Research, University of Munich, Germany, Stephan Heblich, Department of Economics, University of Bristol, UK and Adam Lederer, DIW Berlin, Germany

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