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Universities’ Entrepreneurship Education and Regional Development: a Stakeholders’ Approach

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  • Aminda do Paço

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    (Departamento de Gestão e Economia, Universidade da Beira Interior)

  • João Ferreira, Mário Raposo, Ricardo G. Rodrigues e Anabela Dinis

    (Departamento de Gestão e Economia, Universidade da Beira Interior)

Abstract

It is assumed that entrepreneurship education encourage the growth of new businesses, exploiting the entrepreneurial spirit within higher education sector. Additionally, entrepreneurship higher education is supposed to play a relevant role in the development of enterprising citizens and in the development regions through an ongoing process of knowledge creation and delivery. In this research we will explore what roles are attributed to entrepreneurship education in the literature with regard to regional development as well as the influence and relationship of the main intervening stakeholders. The aim is to present a conceptual model which integrate the contributions of both strands of literature and, at the same time, highlight the interplay between the several stakeholders involved in HEI’s entrepreneurship education and regional development.

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Paper provided by Universidade da Beira Interior, Departamento de Gestão e Economia (Portugal) in its series Working Papers de Gestão, Economia e Marketing (Management, Economics and Marketing Working Papers) with number td02_2010.

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Length: 22 pages
Date of creation: 2010
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Handle: RePEc:csh:wpecon:td02_2010

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Keywords: Entrepreneurship education; university; regional development; stakeholders;

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