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The entrepreneur : an economic theory

Author: Mark Casson
Publisher: Cheltenham, U.K. ; Northhampton, Mass. : Edward Elgar, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This thoroughly revised edition of Mark Casson's "The Entrepreneur" presents a novel synthesis of the ideas of Joseph Schumpeter, Frank Knight and Friedrich Hayek, according to which the defining characteristic of the entrepreneur is the exercise of judgment in business decisions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Casson, Mark, 1945-
Entrepreneur.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northhampton, MA : Edward Elgar, 2003
(DLC) 2002037937
(OCoLC)50898917
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Casson
ISBN: 1843765632 9781843765639
OCLC Number: 52343797
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 271 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Preface the second edition --
Introduction --
Theoretical Foundations --
The significance of the entrepreneur --
Basic concepts of the theory --
The entrepreneur as intermediator --
The competitive threat to the entrepreneur --
Partial coordination: the case of innovation --
The Market-Making Firm --
Making a market --
Internal and external markets --
The market for information --
Speculative intermediation and the role of inventory management --
Organizing the supply of market-making services --
Synthesis --
Growth and dynamics of the firm --
The market for entrepreneurs --
Social mobility and the entrepreneur --
Alternative theories of the entrepreneur --
Conclusions.
Responsibility: Mark Casson.

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