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Boulevard of broken dreams : why public efforts to boost entrepreneurship and venture capital have failed and what to do about it

Author: Joshua Lerner
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, op. ©2009.
Series: Kauffman Foundation series on innovation and entrepreneurship
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Offers a look at the ways governments have supported entrepreneurs and venture capitalists across decades and continents. Discussing the complex history of Silicon Valley and other pioneering centers  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Lerner
ISBN: 9780691142197 069114219X
OCLC Number: 754652441
Notes: Índice.
Awards: Winner of AAP/Professional and Scholarly Publishing Awards: Business, Management and Accounting 2009.
Description: ix, 229 p.
Contents: Preface and Acknowledgments vii CHAPTER ONE: Introduction 1 PART ONE: CAN BUREAUCRATS HELP ENTREPRENEURS? 23 CHAPTER TWO: A Look Backwards 25 CHAPTER THREE: Why Should Policymakers Care? 43 CHAPTER FOUR: Things Get More Complicated 65 PART TWO: THREADING THE NEEDLE 87 CHAPTER FIVE: The Neglected Art of Setting the Table 89 CHAPTER SIX: How Governments Go Wrong: Bad Designs 111 CHAPTER SEVEN: How Governments Go Wrong: Bad Implementation 137 CHAPTER EIGHT: The Special Challenges of Sovereign Funds 162 CHAPTER NINE: Lessons and Pitfalls 181 Notes 193 Index 219
Series Title: Kauffman Foundation series on innovation and entrepreneurship
Responsibility: Josh Lerner.

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