Entrepreneurship and Economic Development

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In this book, leading international scholars provide a timely reconsideration of how and why entrepreneurship matters for economic development, particularly in emerging and developing economies. The book critically dissects the evolving relationship between entrepreneurs and the state.

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In this book, leading international scholars provide a timely reconsideration of how and why entrepreneurship matters for economic development, particularly in emerging and developing economies. The book critically dissects the evolving relationship between entrepreneurs and the state.

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WIM NAUDÉ is Senior Research Fellow and Project Director at UNU-WIDER. He previously held positions at the University of North West (South Africa) and the University of Oxford. He served on the Council of Statistics South Africa and the International Council for Small Businesses, and has been Senior Associate Member at St. Antony's College, Oxford, UK. His research focuses on the relationship between entrepreneurial economics and global development challenges.

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Table of Contents

PART I: INTRODUCTION
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: An Introduction; W.Naudé
Innovative Enterprise and Economic Development; W.Lazonick
PART II: MEASURING ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
Designing Composite Entrepreneurship Indicators; D.Avanzini
Measuring Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries; S.Desai
The Impact of the Business Environment on the Business Creation Process; L.Klapper, J.Manuel Quesada & A.Lewin
Measuring the Business Environment for Entrepreneurship in Fragile States; C.Guglielmetti
PART III: POLICIES, INSTITUTIONS AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
From the Managed to the Entrepreneurial Economy: Considerations for Developing and Emerging Economies; R.Thurik
The Impact of Institutions on Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries; J.Ernesto Amorós
Policy and Institutional Reform and Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries; M.Baliamoune-Lutz
Human and Social Capital in Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries; G.Rooks,A.Szirmai &A.Sserwanga
PART IV: ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND THE STATE
Is Pro-active Government Support Needed for Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries?; W.Naudé
Entrepreneurship and the Developmental State; W.Lazonick
Entrepreneurship, Development and the Spatial Context: Retrospect and Prospects; P.Nijkamp
Non-state Sovereign Entrepreneurs and Non-territorial Sovereign Organizations; J.Brauer & R.Haywood
PART V: CONCLUSION
Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: Policy Design; W.Naudé

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