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Emergence of Entrepreneurship Policy Governance, Start-Ups, and Growth in the U. S. Knowledge Economy

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ISBN-10: 0521826772

ISBN-13: 9780521826778

Edition: 2003

Authors: David M. Hart, David M. Hart

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This book reveals how government and its allies (like business associations) can help people to start businesses that have the potential to grow rapidly and make major contributions to the economy. Although many entrepreneurs think of government as the enemy, and many policy-makers simply ignore entrepreneurs and potential entrepreneurs, this volume argues that the two groups should be allies, since their goals of building a vibrant economy and new businesses are interconnected. Contributors to the volume assert that mutual education and careful attention to the design of new policies will help this alliance to grow stronger.
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Book details

List price: $88.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/27/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 308
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

David M. Hart is Professor in the School of Public Policy and Director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy at George Mason University. He is the author of Forged Consensus: Science, Technology, and Economic Policy in the United States, 1921--1953. He served as Assistant Director for Innovation Policy in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy from 2011 to 2012.

The Entrepreneurial Society: What's Governance Got to Do With It?
Entrepreneurship policy: what it is and where it came from
Entrepreneurship policy and the strategic management of places
Entrepreneurship, creativity, and regional economic growth
High-Tech Entrepreneurship: The University-Industry-Government Connection
Start-ups and spin-offs: collective entrepreneurship between invention and innovation
Entrepreneurship and American research universities: evolution in technology transfer
America's entrepreneurial universities
Equity Issues in Entrepreneurship Policy
Venture capital access: is gender an issue?
Minority business assistance programs are not designed to produce minority business development
Sector-Specific Issues
Understanding entrepreneurship in the U.S. biotechnology industry: characteristics, facilitating factors, and policy challenges
E-Commerce, entrepreneurship, and the law: reassessing a relationship
Entrepreneurship and government in telecommunications
Implementing Entrepreneurship Policy
Knowledge, power, and entrepreneurs: a first pass at the politics of entrepreneurship policy
Entrepreneurship as a state and local economic development strategy
Afterword