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Innovation and Entrepreneurship (The International Library of Entrepreneurship Series 14)

Innovation and Entrepreneurship (The International Library of Entrepreneurship Series 14)

By: Stephan Heblich (editor), Oliver Falck (editor), David B. Audretsch (editor)Hardback

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This comprehensive volume integrates pathbreaking and seminal scholarship from two interrelated fields - innovation and entrepreneurship - with the chapters providing a compelling link between the two. The editors seek to introduce and contextualize some of the most important research. Topics covered include: history of thought, innovation and growth, the innovation process, role models of the entrepreneur, knowledge flows and institutions.

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Edited by David B. Audretsch, Distinguished Professor and Ameritech Chair of Economic Development, Indiana University, Bloomington, US, Oliver Falck, Senior Researcher, Department of Human Capital and Innovation, Ifo Institute for Economic Research, University of Munich, Germany and Stephan Heblich, Department of Economics, University of Bristol, UK


Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction David B. Audretsch, Oliver Falck, and Stephan Heblich PART I HISTORY OF THOUGHTS 1. Alfred Marshall ([1890] 1925), `Industrial Organization, continued. The Concentration of Specialized Industries in Particular Locations' 2. Jean-Baptiste Say ([1821/1845] 1836), `Of Operations Alike Common to All Branches of Industry' 3. William J. Baumol (1968), `Entrepreneurship in Economic Theory' 4. Joseph A. Schumpeter (1934), `The Fundamental Phenomenon of Economic Development' 5. Frank H. Knight (1921), `Enterprise and Profit' 6. Kenneth J. Arrow (1962), `Economic Welfare and the Allocation of Resources for Invention' 7. Joseph A. Schumpeter ([1942] 1947), `The Process of Creative Destruction: Part II Can Capitalism Survive?' PART II INNOVATION AND GROWTH 8. Paul M. Romer (1990), `Increasing Returns and Long-Run Growth' 9. Philippe Aghion, Christopher Harris, Peter Howitt and John Vickers (2001), `Competition, Imitation and Growth with Step-by-Step Innovation' 10. Philippe Aghion, Richard Blundell, Rachel Griffith, Peter Howitt and Susanne Prantl (2004), `Entry and Productivity Growth: Evidence from Microlevel Panel Data' PART III THE INNOVATION PROCESS 11. Richard R. Nelson and Sidney G. Winter (1982), `The Schumpeterian Tradeoff Revisited' 12. Steven Klepper (1996), `Entry, Exit, Growth, and Innovation over the Product Life Cycle' 13. Eric von Hippel (2005), `Why Many Users Want Custom Products' 14. Gilles Duranton and Diego Puga (2001), `Nursery Cities: Urban Diversity, Process Innovation, and the Life Cycle of Products' 15. Bengt-Ake Lundvall (1992), `Introduction' 16. Michael E. Porter (1998), `Clusters and the New Economics of Competition' PART IV ROLE MODELS OF THE ENTREPRENEUR 17. Israel M. Kirzner (1973), `The Entrepreneur' 18. William J. Baumol (2002), `Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Growth: The David-Goliath Symbiosis' 19. Richard E. Kihlstrom and Jean-Jacques Laffont (1979), `A General Equilibrium Entrepreneurial Theory of Firm Formation based on Risk Aversion' 20. Edward P. Lazear (2004), `Balanced Skills and Entrepreneurship' PART V KNOWLEDGE FLOWS 21. Zvi Griliches (1979), `Issues in Assessing the Contribution of Research and Development to Productivity Growth' 22. Zvi Griliches (1994), `Productivity, R&D and the Data Constraint' 23. Zoltan J. Acs, David B. Audretsch and Maryann P. Feldman (1994), `R&D Spillovers and Recipient Firm Size' 24. Adam B. Jaffe, Manuel Trajtenberg and Rebecca Henderson (1993), `Geographic Localization of Knowledge Spillovers as Evidenced by Patent Citations' 25. David B. Audretsch and Maryann P. Feldman (1996), `R&D Spillovers and the Geography of Innovation and Production' 26. Edward L. Glaeser, Hedi D. Kallal, Jose A. Scheinkman and Andrei Shleifer (1992), `Growth in Cities' 27. Jane Jacobs (1969), `How New Work Begins' 28. Steven Klepper and Sally Sleeper (2005), `Entry by Spinoffs' 29. Adam B. Jaffe (1989), `Real Effects of Academic Research' 30. Richard Jensen and Marie Thursby (2001), `Proofs and Prototypes for Sale: The Licensing of University Inventions' 31. Adam B. Jaffe and Josh Lerner (2001), `Reinventing Public R&D: Patent Policy and the Commercialization of National Laboratory Technologies' PART VI INSTITUTIONS 32. Annalee Saxenian (1991), `Institutions and the Growth of Silicon Valley' 33. Olav Sorenson and Pino G. Audia (2000), `The Social Structure of Entrepreneurial Activity: Geographic Concentration of Footwear Production in the United States, 1940-1989' 34. Edward L. Glaeser, David Laibson and Bruce Sacerdote (2002), `An Economic Approach to Social Capital' 35. Daron Acemoglu, Simon Johnson and James Robinson (2005), `The Rise of Europe: Atlantic Trade, Institutional Change, and Economic Growth' 36. Douglass C. North (1991), `Institutions' Name Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781848440999
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 744
  • ID: 9781848440999
  • ISBN10: 1848440995

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