Introduction: The Startup Process

  • Zoltan Acs

Abstract

Entrepreneurship is considered to be an important mechanism for economic
development through employment, innovation and welfare effects. The papers
in this special issue are from the 3rd Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Research
Conference held in Washington D.C. in 2007. The introduction has three objectives.
First, to discuss the importance of the three stages of economic development,
the factor-driven stage, the efficiency-driven stage and the innovation-driven
stage. Second, to examine the empirical evidence on the relationship between
stages of economic development and entrepreneurship. Third, to present a
summary of the papers.
Keywords Entrepreneurship, Economic Development, Startups Public Policy
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2016-04-24