Handbook of Research on Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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David B. Audretsch, O. Falck, S. Heblich
Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2011 - Business & Economics - 528 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 e
 

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Contents

social good and social evil
3
the entrepreneurial role
12
3 Entrepreneurship and rentseeking behavior
17
4 Who values the status of the entrepreneur?
24
PART II INSTITUTIONS INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
43
5 Industrial policy entrepreneurship and growth
45
6 The role of patents and licenses in securing external finance for innovation
55
evidence from German reunification
74
PART IV TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
271
17 Startup firms from research in US universities
273
entrepreneurial explorations and exploitations
290
managerial and policy implications
300
entrepreneurship versus technology transfer
315
21 What do scientists think about commercialization activities?
337
PART V FIRMS AND INNOVATION
355
22 Small firms and innovation
357

8 Financing constraints and entrepreneurship
88
9 The new Argonauts and the rise of venture capital in the periphery
104
10 Institutional impact on the outreach and profitability of microfinance organizations
119
PART III KNOWLEDGE KNOWLEDGE SPILLOVERS THE GEOGRAPHY OF INNOVATION AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND GROWTH
135
classical and random urban growth models
137
a 20 years perspective on the field on geography of innovation
150
interdependencies irregularities and regularities
161
the driving force of innovation entrepreneurship and economic development
214
15 Innovation entrepreneurship and the search for knowledge spillovers
229
16 Knowledge spillover entrepreneurship innovation and economic growth
245
causes and effects
365
a tale of incentives knowledge and needs
382
25 How do young innovative companies innovate?
403
26 Entrepreneurship innovation and institutions
421
comparing entrepreneurial with routinized innovators
439
impact on innovativeness in regional clusters
448
29 The genetics of entrepreneurship
471
30 Entrepreneurship education
486
Index
501
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