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Entrepreneurship, Structural Change and a Global Economic Crisis

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  • Gries, Thomas
  • Naude, Wim

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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