Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Technological Change

Paperback | July 20, 2007

byAlbert N. Link, Donald S. Siegel

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This book presents a reader-friendly analysis and synthesis of the key approaches in economics and management approaches to innovation, entrepreneurship, and technological change. Link and Siegel provide precise definitions of key concepts, present numerous historical examples to illustratethese concepts, outline a framework for analyzing key topics, compare and contrast different theoretical frameworks, provide a reader-friendly interpretation of quantitative and qualitative findings, and emphasize international comparisons of innovation infrastructure and technology policy. Key topics covered include:DT basic concepts of innovation and technological change,DT a history of the role of the entrepreneur in innovation,DT the impact of innovation and information technology on performance, DT the analysis of technological spillovers, DT innovation in the service sector, DT university technology commercialization and entrepreneurship, including property-based institutions such as research parks and incubators, DT entrepreneurship in the public sector,DT the first systematic analysis and synthesis of the new interdisciplinary literature on technology commercialization and entrepreneurship at universities. While the book reflects the complexities of debate around these topics, it will be an important guide to the area for academics, graduate, and advanced undergraduate students of Business Studies, Economics, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation Studies. The book also provides a roadmap of specificrecommendations for managers and policymakers.

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This book presents a reader-friendly analysis and synthesis of the key approaches in economics and management approaches to innovation, entrepreneurship, and technological change. Link and Siegel provide precise definitions of key concepts, present numerous historical examples to illustratethese concepts, outline a framework for analyz...

Albert N. Link is Professor or Economics at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He received the PhD in economics from Tulane University. His research is generally within the area of innovation and technology policy, entrepreneurship, and technology transfer strategies. He has published in the American Economic Review, J...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:232 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.47 inPublished:July 20, 2007Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199268835

ISBN - 13:9780199268832

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Table of Contents

1. Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Technological Change: An Overview2. The Entrepreneur as Innovator3. Fundamental Concepts of Innovation and Technological Change4. RandD and Firm Performance5. The Economics of RandD and Economic Growth6. Innovation in the Service Sector7. Technological Spillovers and General Purpose Technologies8. University Technology Transfer9. University Research Parks10. Government as Entrepreneur and Innovator11. Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Technological Change: A Research Agenda