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TitleRegional Trajectories of Entrepreneurship, Knowledge, and Growth [electronic resource] : The Role of History and Culture / by Michael Fritsch, Michael Wyrwich
ImprintCham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2019
Edition 1st ed. 2019
Connect tohttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-97782-9
Descript XIV, 144 p. 22 illus., 12 illus. in color. online resource

SUMMARY

This book offers a dynamic perspective on regional entrepreneurship, knowledge, innovation and economic growth, with a particular focus on the role that history and culture play. The authors provide comprehensive empirical analyses offering unique insights into the spatial patterns of long-term differences of regional self-employment, new business formation, cultures of entrepreneurship, innovation activities, and development. Policy implications from the analyses and a discussion of important avenues for future research complete this unique book combining history, culture, and entrepreneurship. This is a superb book with an original, historical take on entrepreneurship and regional development. It is a landmark study on Germany showing that regional levels of entrepreneurship are persistent and resilient, despite many disruptive shocks. Ron Boschma, Utrecht University, The Netherlands, and Stavanger University, Norway This book presents the distilled wisdom of two leading authorities on the link between entrepreneurship and economic prosperity at a regional level. Although its prime empirical focus is on Germany there are clear lessons for scholars and policy-makers in all high-income countries. David J Storey, University of Sussex, UK


CONTENT

Introduction -- Entrepreneurship culture and regional development -- Setting the stage: Self-employment and new business formation in Germany 1907, 1925 and Today -- The persistence of regional entrepreneurship -- The case of East Germany -- Regional entrepreneurship culture and growth -- The role of knowledge -- Traditions of self-employment and the entrepreneurial personality profile of the population -- Summary and outlook: What can be learned?


Entrepreneurship Regional economics Economic history Geography Management Entrepreneurship. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/514000 Regional/Spatial Science. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/W49000 Economic History. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/W41000 Economic Geography. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/J12000 Sociology of Culture. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/X22100 Innovation/Technology Management. http://scigraph.springernature.com/things/product-market-codes/518000



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