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The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

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  • Minniti, Maria

    (Professor and Bobby B. Lyle Chair in Entrepreneurship, Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University)

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    Learning about entrepreneurship has major implications for the way we understand economic change and progress. At a time when governments all over the world look to entrepreneurship as a way to increase the wealth and well-being of their countries, The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship examines the causes of differences in entrepreneurial propensity between individuals, the factors that explain variations in the type and quantity of entrepreneurship at the aggregate level, and the macroeconomic implications of entrepreneurship. Using Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) data, the book brings together contributions from leading scholars to provide a comprehensive overview of current scholarship on entrepreneurial activity. Discussed topics include entrepreneurial motivation, gender and migration, entrepreneurial financing, urban entrepreneurship, growth-oriented entrepreneurship, economic growth, and regional entrepreneurship policies. The book concludes by summarizing its contribution to existing literature, with particular attention paid to the policy implications and the ongoing debate on entrepreneurship. Contributors to this volume - Maria Minniti (Southern Methodist University) Philipp Koellinger (Erasmus University) Christian Schade (Humboldt University) Elaine Allen (Babson College) Nan Langowitz (Babson College) Jonathan Levie (University of Strathclyde) Mark Hart (University of Aston). William Bygrave (Babson College) Niels Bosma (Utrecht University) Ramona Heck (CUNY - Baruch College) Edward Rogoff (CUNY - Baruch College) Zoltan Acs (George Mason University) Rolf Sternberg (Leibniz Universitat Hannover) Roy Thurik (Erasmus University) Chantal Hartog (EIM Business and Policy Research) Erik Stam (Cambridge University) Andre van Stel (University of Amsterdam) Ernesto Amoros (Universidad del Desarrollo) Oscar Cristi (Universidad del Desarrollo) Saul Estrin (London School of Economics) Tomasz Mickiewicz (University College of London) Kent Jones (Babson College) Megan Way (Babson College) David Audretsch (Indiana University)

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    This book is provided by Oxford University Press in its series OUP Catalogue with number 9780199672448 and published in 2013.

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