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The Entrepreneur as Innovator

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  • Robert Hébert

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  • Albert Link

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Abstract

Throughout intellectual history as we know it, the entrepreneur has worn many faces and played many roles. One of those roles is innovator. This essay establishes a chronological trace of the entrepreneur as innovator in an effort to place contemporary writings within a proper historical perspective. Copyright Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2006

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  • Robert Hébert & Albert Link, 2006. "The Entrepreneur as Innovator," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, vol. 31(5), pages 589-597, September.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:jtecht:v:31:y:2006:i:5:p:589-597
    DOI: 10.1007/s10961-006-9060-5
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    1. Henrekson, Magnus & Sanandaji, Tino, 2013. "Small Business Activity Does not Measure Entrepreneurship," Working Paper Series 959, Research Institute of Industrial Economics, revised 26 Jan 2014.
    2. Vera Catarina Rocha, 2012. "The entrepreneur in economic theory: from an invisible man toward a new research field," FEP Working Papers 459, Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Economia do Porto.
    3. Dora Gicheva & Albert Link, 2013. "Leveraging entrepreneurship through private investments: does gender matter?," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 40(2), pages 199-210, February.
    4. Cajaiba-Santana, Giovany, 2014. "Social innovation: Moving the field forward. A conceptual framework," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 82(C), pages 42-51.
    5. Muhammad, Nabeel & Léo-Paul, Dana, 2015. "Collective Efficacy of a Regional Network: Extending the Social Embeddedness Perspective of Entrepreneurship," MPRA Paper 70120, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    6. Albert N. Link & Christopher J. Ruhm, 2013. "Public knowledge, private knowledge: the intellectual capital of entrepreneurs," Chapters,in: Public Support of Innovation in Entrepreneurial Firms, chapter 7, pages 113-126 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    7. Leyden, Dennis P. & Link, Albert N. & Siegel, Donald S., 2014. "A theoretical analysis of the role of social networks in entrepreneurship," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 43(7), pages 1157-1163.
    8. Albert Link & Jamie R. Link, 2011. "Government as entrepreneur: examples from US technology policy," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Economic Complexity of Technological Change, chapter 20 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    9. Magnus Henrekson & Tino Sanandaji, 2015. "Superentrepreneurship and global imbalances: closing Europe’s gap to other industrialized regions," Chapters,in: The EU’s Role in Fighting Global Imbalances, chapter 4, pages 58-88 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    10. David B. Audretsch & Donald F. Kuratko & Albert N. Link, 2016. "Dynamic entrepreneurship and technology-based innovation," Journal of Evolutionary Economics, Springer, vol. 26(3), pages 603-620, July.
    11. repec:eee:touman:v:53:y:2016:i:c:p:215-228 is not listed on IDEAS
    12. Nunes, Luís Beato, 2016. "Schumpeter's entrepreneurs in the 20th century: The Tucker automobile," Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Elsevier, vol. 102(C), pages 14-20.
    13. Henrekson, Magnus & Sanandaji, Tino, 2017. "Schumpeterian Entrepreneurship in Europe Compared to Other Industrialized Regions," Working Paper Series 1170, Research Institute of Industrial Economics.
    14. repec:kap:jtecht:v:42:y:2017:i:2:d:10.1007_s10961-016-9495-2 is not listed on IDEAS
    15. Kristina Nyström, 2008. "The institutions of economic freedom and entrepreneurship: evidence from panel data," Public Choice, Springer, vol. 136(3), pages 269-282, September.
    16. Nora Hesse, 2015. "Students' Career Attitudes - How Entrepreneurial Are Prospective Scientists?," Working Papers on Innovation and Space 2015-03, Philipps University Marburg, Department of Geography.
    17. repec:eee:joreco:v:40:y:2018:i:c:p:229-240 is not listed on IDEAS
    18. Dennis Leyden & Albert Link, 2015. "Toward a theory of the entrepreneurial process," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 44(3), pages 475-484, March.
    19. Rennings, Klaus & Markewitz, Peter & Vögele, Stefan, 2008. "Inkrementelle versus radikale Innovationen am Beispiel der Kraftwerkstechnik," ZEW Discussion Papers 08-087, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
    20. Audretsch, David & Link, Albert, 2017. "Embracing an Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: An Analysis of the Governance of Research Joint Ventures," UNCG Economics Working Papers 17-11, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Department of Economics.

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    Keywords

    entrepreneur; innovator; schumpeter; economic thought; M13; B10; B20;

    JEL classification:

    • M13 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - New Firms; Startups
    • B10 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought through 1925 - - - General
    • B20 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought since 1925 - - - General

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