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Entrepreneurship, institutions, and economic dynamism: lessons from a comparison of the United States and Sweden

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  • Pontus Braunerhjelm
  • Magnus Henrekson

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The purpose of the research endeavor published in this Special Section is to further our understanding of the extent, character, and orientation of entrepreneurial activity in today's wealthy countries. This is done by means of several detailed studies of institutions of particular importance for entrepreneurship and innovation-based firm growth, and its impact on the economy. All coauthors are renowned specialists in the area with deep knowledge of the pertinent institutions in Sweden and the United States, the two countries compared. Copyright 2013 The Author 2013. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of Associazione ICC., Oxford University Press.

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Volume (Year): 22 (2013)
Issue (Month): 1 (February)
Pages: 107-130

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Handle: RePEc:oup:indcch:v:22:y:2013:i:1:p:107-130

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  1. Henrekson, Magnus, 2014. "Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Human Flourishing," Working Paper Series, Research Institute of Industrial Economics 999, Research Institute of Industrial Economics, revised 15 Jan 2014.

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