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Public sector entrepreneurship : U.S. technology and innovation policy

Author: Dennis Patrick Leyden; Albert N Link
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
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Public Sector Entrepreneurship traces the historical development of the concepts of private and public sector entrepreneurship and their connection to the separate notions of risk and uncertainty. Based on a formal conceptualization of these notions, the book illustrates public entrepreneurship in practice using examples from U.S. technology and innovation policy. -- from dust jacket.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis Patrick Leyden; Albert N Link
ISBN: 9780199313853 0199313857
OCLC Number: 883748495
Description: xii, 250 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part I: Defining public sector entrepreneurship --
Entrepreneurship --
Toward a theory of public sector entrepreneurship --
Setting the stage --
Part II: Policy examples of public sector entrepreneurship --
The Bayh-Dole act of 1980 --
The R & E tax credit of 1981 --
The small business innovation development act of 1982 --
The national cooperative research act of 1984 --
The omnibus trade and competitiveness act of 1988 --
Part III: The public sector entrepreneurship perspective --
Past is prologue --
Concluding observations.
Responsibility: Dennis Patrick Leyden and Albert N. Link.


Public sector entrepreneurship refers to innovative public policy initiatives that generate greater economic prosperity by transforming a status quo economic environment into one more conducive to  Read more...


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There is little doubt that the public sector has been the Achilles heel of the American economy. With this thoughtful and insightful new book, Leyden and Link pioneer a thoughtful approach and Read more...

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