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Innovation, connaissance et organisation de l'industrie : le paradoxe de l'entrepreneur


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  • Edouard Barreiro
  • Joël Thomas Ravix
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    The entrepreneur is traditionally considered, in the economic analysis, as the core of continuous innovative process which characterizes modern economies. Often positioned as an alternative of the standard economic theory, this framework was mainly elaborated by the evolutionist and Austrian traditions to explain the link between innovation and economic development. However this conception of the entrepreneur hides another approach, introduced by Marshall and developed by Penrose, which offers a different image of the entrepreneur action and enables to introduce, in between innovation and economic development, the role of industrial organisation. JEL codes: B13, B25, L20, L26, O31

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    Article provided by De Boeck Université in its journal Innovations.

    Volume (Year): n° 27 (2008)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 69-85

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    Handle: RePEc:cai:inndbu:inno_027_0069

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    Keywords: entrepreneur; innovation; competition; industrial organisation; knowledge;

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