Entrepreneurship in the Knowledge Economy

Centre for Technology Management (CTM) Working Paper, No. 2007/04

52 Pages Posted: 6 Sep 2011

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Erik Stam

Utrecht University - School of Economics; Utrecht University - Tjalling C. Koopmans Research Institute

Elizabeth W. Garnsey

University of Cambridge - Judge Business School

Date Written: April 1, 2007

Abstract

This paper reviews the literature on knowledge as a source of entrepreneurial opportunities, with evidence at both the regional and organizational levels. In addition the causal mechanisms of new firm growth are explored, discussing longitudinal case study research on problem-solving and competence creation in such firms.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship, knowledge economy, sources of entrepreneurial opportunities, new firm formation, new firm growth

JEL Classification: M13

Suggested Citation

Stam, Erik and Garnsey, Elizabeth W., Entrepreneurship in the Knowledge Economy (April 1, 2007). Centre for Technology Management (CTM) Working Paper, No. 2007/04, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1923098 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1923098

Erik Stam

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Utrecht University - Tjalling C. Koopmans Research Institute ( email )

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Elizabeth W. Garnsey (Contact Author)

University of Cambridge - Judge Business School ( email )

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