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Entrepreneurship, Structural Change and a Global Economic Crisis

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  • Gries, Thomas
  • Naude, Wim

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Building on a Lewis-type model of structural change and entrepreneurship we show how a global economic crisis consisting of a financial and a trade shock can undermine structural change in developing countries via the start-up and innovation activities of

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Paper provided by World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER) in its series Working Paper Series with number wp2010-57.

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Date of creation: 2010
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Keywords: entrepreneurship; global economic crisis; structural change;

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Cited by:
  1. Martínez Mateo, Jesús & Mira Solves, Ignacio & Gómez Gras, José M.ª, 2013. "Influence of the economic cycle on the determinants of nascent entrepreneurial activity. An empirical analysis of the Spanish case," Investigaciones Regionales, Asociación Española de Ciencia Regional, issue 26, pages 19-45.
  2. Wim Naudé, 2011. "The Global Financial Crisis and Development: Implications for the Entrepreneurial Economy," Working Papers 2011/01, Maastricht School of Management.

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