Entrepreneurship and the market process : an enquiry into the growth of knowledge (eBook, 1996) [WorldCat.org]
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Entrepreneurship and the market process : an enquiry into the growth of knowledge

Author: David A Harper
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
Series: Foundations of the market economy series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Entrepreneurship is central to the market process, and yet most theories of it fail to tackle the problem of how economic agents learn from their experience. This book redresses this by systematically applying the ideas of Karl Popper. It treats the entrepeneur as a theorist who develops conjectures which are then tested by exposure to the market, in an effort to eliminate errors. This is a critical aspect of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Harper, David A.
Entrepreneurship and the market process.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1996
(DLC) 95022510
Named Person: Karl Raimund Popper, Sir; Karl R Popper
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David A Harper
ISBN: 0203022394 9780203022399 020328836X 9780203288368 9786610333462 6610333467 9780415130486 0415130484 9781134791606 1134791607 9781134791552 1134791550 9781134791590 1134791593 9780415756587 0415756588 1280333464 9781280333460
OCLC Number: 252803500
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 414 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Part Part I BACKGROUND AND INTRODUCTION --
chapter 1 INTRODUCTION --
chapter 2 A BRIEF REVIEW OF POPPERIAN THEORIES OF THE GROWTH OF KNOWLEDGE --
chapter 3 THE DIMENSIONS OF THE ENTREPRENEUR'S PROBLEM SITUATION --
chapter 4 THE RATIONALITY AND AIM STRUCTURE OF THE ENTREPRENEUR --
chapter 5 THE ENTREPRENEUR'S SYSTEM OF THEORIES --
part Part II THE METHODOLOGY OF THE FALSIFICATIONIST ENTREPRENEUR --
chapter 6 INTRODUCING THE FALSIFICATIONIST ENTREPRENEUR --
chapter 7 THE TESTING OF ENTREPRENEURIAL CONJECTURES --
chapter 8 REFUTATIONS: CAUSES AND DIFFICULTIES --
chapter 9 SOME INSIGHTS INTO THE MARKET PROCESS --
part Part III AGENDA AND CONCLUSIONS --
chapter 10 A POTENTIAL EMPIRICAL TEST OF THE NEW THEORY --
chapter 11 AGENDA FOR FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF THE THEORY, AND CONCLUSIONS.
Series Title: Foundations of the market economy series.
Responsibility: David A. Harper.

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Though central to the market process, entrepreneurship is often overlooked by theorists. This work presents the entrepreneur as theorist, developing ideas to be tested in the market, creating new  Read more...

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