The Entrepreneur: An Economic Theory

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Edward Elgar Publishing, Jan 1, 2003 - Business & Economics - 271 pages
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This is a second edition on the economic theory of entrepreneurship.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The significance of the entrepreneur
9
Basic concepts of the theory
19
The entrepreneur as intermediator
34
The competitive threat to the entrepreneur
43
Partial coordination the case of innovation
56
Making a market
79
Internal and external markets
106
Organizing the supply of market making services
146
Growth and dynamics of the firm
161
The market for entrepreneurs
188
Social mobility and the entrepreneur
200
Alternative theories of the entrepreneur
215
Conclusions
233
Bibliography
244
Index
265

The market for information
119
Speculative intermediation and the role of inventory management
135

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Mark Casson is Professor of Economics at the University of Reading, UK

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