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Entrepreneurship, geography, and American economic growth

Author: Zoltán J Ács; Catherine Armington
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
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"Knowledge has become the primary fuel for economic growth in the twenty-first century. Through the mechanism of knowledge spillovers, the full potential of knowledge as the fuel for economic growth expands with the increasing interaction of people. The authors present a knowledge spillover theory of entrepreneurship to explain geographic variations in local rates of economic growth. Central to entrepreneurship is
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Zoltán J Ács; Catherine Armington
ISBN: 0521843227 9780521843225
OCLC Number: 61458262
Description: xii, 250 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Entrepreneurship and economic growth --
Regional variation in entrepreneurial activity --
Human capital and entrepreneurship --
Entrepreneurship and employment growth --
Summary and conclusions --
A formulation of entrepreneurship policy.
Responsibility: Zoltan J. Acs, Catherine Armington.
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