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Globalization: Countries, Cities and Multinationals

In: Global Entrepreneurship, Institutions and Incentives

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  • Philip McCann
  • Zoltán J. Ács

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This book presents some of Zoltán J. Ács’ most important contributions since the turn of the the new millennium, with a particular intellectual focus on the knowledge spillover theory of entrepreneurship. This approach was shaped by three major events: the rapid globalization that occurred in the first decade of the 21st century; research on the role institutions have played in economic development during the past few decades; and the spread of entrepreneurial activity around the world following the collapse of communism at the end of the 20th century. This entrepreneurial activity has given rise to many questions of theory, measurement and policy.

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  • Philip McCann & Zoltán J. Ács, 2015. "Globalization: Countries, Cities and Multinationals," Chapters,in: Global Entrepreneurship, Institutions and Incentives, chapter 19, pages 371-386 Edward Elgar Publishing.
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    Keywords

    Business and Management; Economics and Finance; Innovations and Technology;

    JEL classification:

    • R12 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General Regional Economics - - - Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity; Interregional Trade (economic geography)
    • F23 - International Economics - - International Factor Movements and International Business - - - Multinational Firms; International Business
    • N90 - Economic History - - Regional and Urban History - - - General, International, or Comparative
    • O33 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Technological Change: Choices and Consequences; Diffusion Processes

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