Entrepreneurship in a modern network economy
AbstractIn this survey paper the literature on entrepreneurship is summarised from the perspective of geographical seedbed conditions and network constellations. We argue that urban areas offer favourable incubator conditions for innovative entrepreneurship, as a result of economies of density and the opportunities created by the city as a nucleus of a broader network. We conclude that a modem entrepreneur tends to become increasingly a network operator and manager.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and Econometrics in its series Serie Research Memoranda with number 0042.
Date of creation: 2000
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- M13 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting - - Business Administration - - - New Firms; Startups
- R30 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Real Estate Markets, Spatial Production Analysis, and Firm Location - - - General
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- NEP-ALL-2001-07-13 (All new papers)
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