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Concise Guide to Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation

Concise Guide to Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation

Edited by David B. Audretsch, Christopher S. Hayter and Albert N. Link

This landmark book will be the first port of call for any student or scholar seeking a brief introduction to each of the fundamental topics in entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation. Written by the top international scholars in their field, this book has an encyclopedic range; from academic entrepreneurship to valuing an entrepreneurial enterprise. Each chapter provides an informed overview of the topic and references in each chapter guide the reader to the more advanced literature. Students of entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation as well as those who wish to have an introduction to the scope of this field of study will be benefit from this exemplary collection.

19 Impact of Entrepreneurship

Simon Parker

Subjects: business and management, entrepreneurship, organisational innovation, innovation and technology, organisational innovation

This landmark book will be the first port of call for any student or scholar seeking a brief introduction to each of the fundamental topics in entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation. Written by the top international scholars in their field, this book has an encyclopedic range; from academic entrepreneurship to valuing an entrepreneurial enterprise. Each chapter provides an informed overview of the topic and references in each chapter guide the reader to the more advanced literature. Students of entrepreneurship, technology, and innovation as well as those who wish to have an introduction to the scope of this field of study will be benefit from this exemplary collection.

Parker frames the impact of entrepreneurship from three perspectives: individual, regional and national or global economies. Individual entrepreneurs earn, on average, more than employees and are more socially mobile in some countries. Regional aspects of entrepreneurship highlight to role of agglomeration affects and industry differences while the national view focuses on the entry and exit of new firms and its relationship to productivity and wealth creation. Unsurprisingly, ways to stimulate and support entrepreneurship have been the focus of policies all over the world, a tempting target for future research.

Parker frames the impact of entrepreneurship from three perspectives: individual, regional and national or global economies. Individual entrepreneurs earn, on average, more than employees and are more socially mobile in some countries. Regional aspects of entrepreneurship highlight to role of agglomeration affects and industry differences while the national view focuses on the entry and exit of new firms and its relationship to productivity and wealth creation. Unsurprisingly, ways to stimulate and support entrepreneurship have been the focus of policies all over the world, a tempting target for future research.

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