Entrepreneurship and growth are central concerns of policy makers around the world. Local Heroes in the Global Village introduces public policies for the promotion of entrepreneurship on a comparative, primarily German-American level. The book contributes to the debate what role public policies play in stimulating national and regional economic growth. With a better understanding of the complexity and variety of existent entrepreneurship policies in the U.S. and Germany the reader of this volume will be able to formulate best practice, hands-on strategies which aim to promote nations as well as regions in an qentrepreneurial economyq.Similarly, the Edison Program has established a bridging institution to support polymer research and technology in Ohio. Carlsson and Brunerhjelm (1999) credit the program for the startup of new high technology firms in Ohio. Other examplesanbsp;...
|Title||:||Local Heroes in the Global Village|
|Author||:||David B. Audretsch, Heike Grimm, Charles W. Wessner|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2006-06-03|