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Ist das staatliche Eingreifen ins Gründungsgeschehen theoretisch legitimiert?


  • Jörn Hendrich Block
  • Thorsten Staak

    () (Faculty of Economics and Management, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg)

  • Philipp Tilleßen


In der wirtschaftspolitischen Diskussion wird häufig geäußert, für Unternehmensgründer relevante Märkte würden versagen. Folglich müsse der Staat intervenieren, um das Allokationsergebnis zu verbessern. Auf Grundlage der Wohlfahrtstheorie wird in diesem Papier hinterfragt, inwieweit sich Marktversagen im Gründungsgeschehen theoretisch begründen lassen. Als Marktversagensursachen werden dabei Externe Effekte, Asymmetrische Informationen auf Faktor- und Absatzmärkten sowie Unteilbarkeiten betrachtet und auf ihre Bedeutung für den Gründungssektor hin geprüft. Abschließend werden nicht-ökonomische Zielstellungen skizziert, die in der politischen Diskussion als Rechtfertigung für einen Staatseingriff in den Gründungssektor hervorgebracht werden.

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  • Jörn Hendrich Block & Thorsten Staak & Philipp Tilleßen, 2007. "Ist das staatliche Eingreifen ins Gründungsgeschehen theoretisch legitimiert?," FEMM Working Papers 07007, Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, Faculty of Economics and Management.
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    1. Levering, Britta & Schlömer-Laufen, Nadine, 2012. "Öffentliche Förderung von Unternehmensübernahmen: Notwendigkeit und Ausgestaltung," IfM-Materialien 219, Institut für Mittelstandsforschung (IfM) Bonn.

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    Externe Effekte; Asymmetrische Information; Unteilbarkeiten; distributives Marktversagen;

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    • D60 - Microeconomics - - Welfare Economics - - - General
    • H00 - Public Economics - - General - - - General
    • L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship

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