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Entrepreneurship and Public Policy

Entrepreneurship and Public Policy

Elgar Research Reviews in Business

David Smallbone

This important research review presents an authoritative discussion of papers concerned with entrepreneurship and public policy, drawing on a wide range of international experience. Topics analysed include: entrepreneurship and economic growth, the research-policy interface, innovation and entrepreneurship, taxation policies and regulation, interventions in the market for business advice and regional perspectives on entrepreneurship. The review also addresses policy evaluation studies, covering both ‘hard’ financial measures and ‘soft’ interventions focused on information, advice, training and networking.

About this Research Review

David Smallbone

Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship

About Elgar Research Reviews

Elgar Research Reviews consist of two principal components: a scholarly Review Article and a list of Recommended Readings.

The Review Article prepared by a leading scholar introduces the relevant field of academic study by making reference to the seminal and most transformative articles within that field. This piece sets in context the readings that follow, illustrating how they have shaped the scholarship and why they are important to the development of the field. The Recommended Readings have full references to facilitate further research.

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