Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: Theory, Evidence and Policy

20 Pages Posted: 23 Aug 2013

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Wim Naudé

University College Cork - Cork University Business School; RWTH Aachen University; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Abstract

This paper provides an overview of the state of the art of the intersection of development economics and entrepreneurship. Given the relative neglect of entrepreneurship by development scholars it deals with (i) recent theoretical insights from the intersection of entrepreneurship and development studies; (ii) the empirical evidence on the relationship between entrepreneurship and development; and (iii) fresh insights for entrepreneurship policy for development that emerges from recent advanced in this area, including female entrepreneurship in developing countries.

Keywords: entrepreneurship, development, small business, private sector development, innovation, business

JEL Classification: M13, O10, O17, O40

Suggested Citation

Naudé, Wim, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development: Theory, Evidence and Policy. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2314802 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2314802

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