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Entrepreneurship and Innovation: Public Policy Frameworks

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  • Audretsch, David B.

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    (Indiana University)

  • Link, Albert N.

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    (University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Department of Economics)

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The purpose of this paper is to identify and unravel the disparate views toward innovation prevalent within the economic community and to link them to the various public policy approaches. These various schools of thought, or ways of thinking about the economy in general and the role of entrepreneurship and innovation in particular, not only shape how innovation and entrepreneurial activity are valued, but also the overall policy debate concerning innovation and entrepreneurship. Unraveling of these views sets highlights the disparate way in which entrepreneurial activity leading to innovation is valued.

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Paper provided by University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 11-19.

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Length: 32 pages
Date of creation: 08 Nov 2011
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Handle: RePEc:ris:uncgec:2011_019

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