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Whereas initially physical capital and later, knowledge capital were viewed as crucial for growth, more recently a very different factor, entrepreneurship capital, has emerged as a dri-ving force of economic growth. In this paper, we define a region’s capacity to create new firms start-ups as...
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Economic growth has been a major preoccupation of economists, dating back at least to Adam Smith. William Stanley Jevons, for example, posited a growth theory based on the activity of sunspots. Robert Solow took a less exotic approach to explaining economic growth...
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The neoclassical model of the production function, as applied by Robert Solow to build the neoclassical model of growth, linked labor and capital to output. More recently, Romer and others have expanded the model to include measures of knowledge capital. In this paper we introduce a new factor,...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10005865380
The paper analyses the impact of venture capital finance on growth and innovation activities of young German firms. Among other variables, our panel of firm data includes data on venture capital funding and patent applications. With statistical matching procedures we draw an adequate control...
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The neoclassical model of the production, as applied by Robert Solow to built the neoclassical model of growth, linked labor and capital to output. More recently, Romer and others have expanded the model to include measures of knowledge capital. In this paper we introduce a new factor,...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10010261483
The literature focusing on the geography of entrepreneurship has developed something of a schizophrenic approach. On the one hand is a series of studies, which have tried to identify characteristics specific to particular regions that account for inter-spatial variations in entrepreneurship. On...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10010261498
Whereas initially physical capital and later, knowledge capital were viewed as crucial for growth, more recently a very different factor, entrepreneurship capital, has emerged as a dri-ving force of economic growth. In this paper, we define a region's capacity to create new firms start-ups as...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10010263827
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The neoclassical model of the production function, as applied by Robert Solow to build the neoclassical model of growth, linked labor and capital to output. More recently, Romer and others have expanded the model to include measures of knowledge capital. In this paper we introduce a new factor,...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10010297675
The literature focusing on the geography of entrepreneurship has developed some-thing of a schizophrenic approach. On the one hand is a series of studies, which have tried to identify characteristics specific to particular regions that account for inter-spatial variations in entrepreneurship. On...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10011279540