New Directions in Regional Economic Development: The Role of Entrepreneurship Theory and Methods, Practice and Policy

New Directions in Regional Economic Development: The Role of Entrepreneurship Theory and Methods, Practice and Policy

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848444218
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2011
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Edited by Sameeksha Desai, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington, US, Peter Nijkamp, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS) in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands and the Universitatea Alexandru Ioan Cuza din Iasi, Iasi, Romania and Roger R. Stough, School of Policy, Government and International Affairs, George Mason University, US

Table of Contents

Contents:
PART I: THEORY AND METHODS IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND DEVELOPMENT
1. New Directions in Regional Economic Development: An Introduction
Roger R. Stough, Sameeksha Desai and Peter Nijkamp
2. The Entrepreneur in Economic Theory
Ronald W. McQuaid
3. A Contemporary Perspective on Public Sector Venture Capitalism
John Sacco and Odd J. Stalebrink
4. Determinants and Impact of Entrepreneurship Capital: The Spatial Dimension and a Comparison of Different Econometric Approaches
David Audretsch, Werner Bönte and Max Keilbach
5. The Design of Industrial Models: Addressing Cooperative Behaviours, Innovation and Public Policy
Maria Teresa de Noronha Vaz
6. Differentials in Industrial Structure and Human Capital Performance Across Australia’s Regions and the Settlement System
Robert J. Stimson
7. Innovation Clusters Linking Regions
Brigitte Preissl
PART II: CASE STUDIES INCLUDING PRACTICE AND POLICY
8. Explaining China’s Economic Growth: Does Entrepreneurship Matter?
Junbo Yu, Shaoming Cheng and Roger R. Stough
9. Knowledge Accessibility and New Firm Formation
Charlie Karlsson and Kristina Nyström
10. Migrant Female Entrepreneurship: Driving Forces, Motivation and Performance
Tüzin Baycan-Levent and Peter Nijkamp
11. Industrial Effects on Resource Acquisition: Immigrant Enterprises in Kista, Stockholm
Tobias Dalhammar and Terrence E. Brown
12. The Entrepreneurial Environment: Business Incubation in the Charlotte Metropolitan Region
Peter M. Frank
13. University Spin-offs: An Exploration of Age-patterns of Obstacles to Growth
Marina van Geenhuizen and Danny P. Soetanto
14. FDI Inflows to Sweden: Consequences for Innovation and Renewal
Börje Johansson and Hans Lööf
Index

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