Entrepreneurship, Social Capital, Governance and Regional Economic Development
AbstractIn this paper, we discuss three factors of critical importance for regional economic develop-ment, namely entrepreneurship, social capital and governance. We conclude firstly that the relationships between regional entrepreneurship, regional social capital, regional governance and regional economic development are complex and interdependent. Secondly, to influence these factors and the relationship between them policy-makers must have a long-term per-spective and be both patient and persistent in their efforts. It is our hope that this paper pro-vides both a somewhat better understanding of the relationships between regional entrepre-neurship, regional social capital, regional governance and regional economic development and some help to national and regional policy-makers in formulating and implementing the proper long-term regional policies needed.
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Length: 17 pages
Date of creation: 13 Jun 2012
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Regional economic development; entrepreneurship; social capital; governance;
Other versions of this item:
- Karlsson, Charlie, 2012. "Entrepreneurship, Social Capital, Governance and Regional Economic Development," CITR Working Paper Series 2012/06, Center for Innovation and Technology Research, Blekinge Institute of Technology.
- D70 - Microeconomics - - Analysis of Collective Decision-Making - - - General
- G38 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Government Policy and Regulation
- L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship
- R58 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Regional Government Analysis - - - Regional Development Planning and Policy
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-07-08 (All new papers)
- NEP-CSE-2012-07-08 (Economics of Strategic Management)
- NEP-ENT-2012-07-08 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-GEO-2012-07-08 (Economic Geography)
- NEP-SBM-2012-07-08 (Small Business Management)
- NEP-SOC-2012-07-08 (Social Norms & Social Capital)
- NEP-URE-2012-07-08 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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