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Entrepreneurial Economics


Entrepreneurial Economics is the study of the entrepreneur and entrepreneurship within the economy. The accumulation of factors of production per se does not explain economic development. They are necessary inputs in production, but they are not sufficient for economic growth.

 
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Recollections of a Long Life, 1829-1915

By: Stephenson, Isaac, 1829-1918

Born in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Isaac Stephenson (1829-1918) followed his interests as a lumberman, sailor, and entrepreneur to Bangor, Maine and, later, to the northern woods of Wisconsin. In 1858, he purchased a one-quarter interest in the North Ludington Lumber Company in Marinette and went on to become that community's leading citizen. He founded the Stephenson National Bank, donated the Stephenson Public Library, developed the town's retail and commercial distri...

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Cantique de Noel

By: Charles Dickens

Excerpt: Premier couplet; Le spectre de Marley. Marley ‚tait mort, pour commencer. L…-dessus, pas l?ombre d?un doute. Le registre mortuaire ‚tait sign‚ par le ministre, le clerc, l?entrepreneur des pompes funŠbres et celui qui avait men‚ le deuil. Scrooge l?avait sign‚, et le nom de Scrooge ‚tait bon … la bourse, quel que f–t le papier sur lequel il lui pl–t d?apposer sa signature. Le vieux Marley ‚tait aussi mort qu?un clou de porte.

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A Consumer Guide to Buying a Franchise

Introduction: Many people dream of being an entrepreneur. By purchasing a franchise, you often can sell goods and services that have instant name recognition and can obtain training and ongoing support to help you succeed. But be cautious. Like any investment, purchasing a franchise is not a guarantee of success. To help you evaluate whether owning a franchise is right for you, the Federal Trade Commission has prepared this booklet. It will help you understand your oblig...

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Gramm-Leach-Biley Act Privacy Rule, 16 Cfr Part 3 13-Comment

By: Michael F. Campbell

Government Reference Publication

I am a concerned citizen, a registered voter, a licensed private investigator, an entrepreneur and a retired law enforcement professional, who wishes to be heard on the issue of interpretation. In times when fraud, in particular, is not just another crime, hut a growth industry and law enforcement has increasingly more difficulty maintaining the level of resources to cover their expanding responsibilities,' clear thinking and practical applications are among the protecti...

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Antic Magazine Volume 6 Number 11 (Next Generation Game MacHines)

Description: Antic Magazine Vol. 6 No. 11 - March 1988 - Video Game Shootout * Game of the Month Adventure Creation Kit by Stephen Stout * Feature Application Big Letters! by Jerry Vanden Bosch * Wargames Borodino, Battle Cruiser, Guderian, Mech Brigade by Rich Moore * Tools Expander, Fleet System 2 by Charles Cherry, John Stanoch * Disk Bonus Entrepreneur Jungle by William Austin * Games Pawn, Dropzone, Tomahawk, Solar Star, 2 Infocoms by David Plotkin, John Manor, J...

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Biometrics Understanding the Architecture, Api’S, Encryption and A...

By: William H. Saito

Technical Reference Publication

Excerpt: William Saito co-founded I/O Software, Inc. in 1991. Prior to that, he worked with several companies to develop custom software applications. He received a B.S. in biochemistry from UCR in 1992, and is able to speak, read, and write Japanese fluently. Beyond his corporate accomplishments, William has been very active in the local community. He serves on the Boards for the University of California at Riverside, San Francisco State University ? School of Business,...

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Stoner, Inc 2003 Award Winner

Technical Reference Publication

Excerpt: Stoner, Inc. is a small, family-owned business located in Lancaster County, the heart of Pennsylvania Amish country. The company was founded more than 60 years ago by Paul Stoner, an orphan, chemist, and entrepreneur who started the business by making printing inks. In 1986, the company was purchased by Paul Stoner?s grandson, Rob Ecklin, who repositioned the company for growth and evolved the product line to more than 300 specialized cleaners, lubricants, coati...

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Aden City Development Strategy

By: Ahmed Eiweida

Economics

Aden- Background/Strengths Aden is a major port city. Its position near the entrance to the Red Sea has made the city one of the busiest re-fueling stations in the world; servicing most of the ships that pass through the Suez Canal. Aden was declared a free trade zone in May 22, 1991, and has become the economic and commercial capital of Yemen. The refinery, the port complex and the new Aden Container Terminal (ACT) are the principal sources of employment in the Governor...

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Japan Social Development Fund Grant Proposal : Empowering the Poor...

By: The World Bank

Economics

The main objectives of the proposed project are: (a) To promote IT Literacy among rural and disadvantaged populations; and (b) To employ information technology to empower the rural poor by stimulating local commerce and business, and improving their access to essential information and services. The program is proposed for the rural areas of Pune district in Maharashtra state in India to promote IT literacy and IT enabled community entrepreneurship among the poorer sectio...

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Aden City Development Strategy

By: Ahmed Eiweida

Economics

Aden is a major port city. Its position near the entrance to the Red Sea has made the city one of the busiest re-fueling stations in the world; servicing most of the ships that pass through the Suez Canal. Aden was declared a free trade zone in May 22, 1991, and has become the economic and commercial capital of Yemen. The refinery, the port complex and the new Aden Container Terminal (ACT) are the principal sources of employment in the Governorate. The highest literacy r...

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Urban Development Division Transportation, Water and Urban Develop...

By: Robert M. Buckley

Economics

The benefitso f market economieso ver centrally plannede conomiess tem from economic agents freely responding to prices that better reflect real social costs. The liberalization of prices to reflect true economic scarcity should thus be a top priority for policymakers in the previously centrally plannede conomies(PCPEs)?. Liberalizing rents and privatizing housing ought be the top priority in the PCPEs for two reasons. First, rents were the most distorted of all prices, ...

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Development Outreach March 2005 : Governing the Investment Climate

By: Raj M. Desai

Economics

IN MANY NATIONS around the world investment climates suffer from a crisis of governance. Because firms are the principal engines of job growth, a favorable investment climate cannot be hostile to firms. Yet an investment climate must be judged not by how much it helps corporations, but by the tangible benefits it brings to citizens. And so policymakers may face a dilemma: they can make and enforce rules that benefit companies, or they can legislate in favor of the public...

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Daily Digest

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Chamber Action Routine Proceedings, pages S6979-S7201 Measures Introduced: Five bills and one resolution were introduced, as follows: S. 1285-1289, and S. Res. 179. Page S7070 Measures Reported: S. 260, to authorize the Secretary of the Interior to provide technical and financial assistance to private landowners to restore, enhance, and manage private land to improve fish and wildlife habitats through the Partners for Fish and Wildlife Program, with amendments. ...

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Telegraph

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: The laying of the first successful transatlantic cable marked one of the greatest communication advances in history. The extraordinary feat-commemorated symbolically in this painting-was a testament to the ingenuity of a host of scientists and engineers, the labor of countless workers, and the perseverance, entrepreneurship, and faith of American financier Cyrus W. Field. At a time when the telegraph offered the quickest and most efficient means of communication...

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The Nation's Fiscal Outlook

By: Government Printing Office

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Over the past four years, the Administration and the Congress have responded to the challenges posed by recession, terrorist attacks, corporate scandals, and the War on Terror. The responses included enacting tax relief, reducing regulatory burdens, promoting trade, supporting entrepreneurship, and making a substantial investment in our homeland security and defense. Working with the Congress, this Administration took steps to help generate and fuel the economic...

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U.S. And Africa in the 21St Century

By: Susan E. Rice

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: Long-term trends in Africa are encouraging, and our mutual interests are growing. Last June, South Africa handed over power from one democratically elected government to another and Nigeria, under the yoke of military rule just over 150 days ago, is implementing a bold transition to civilian rule. Economies that were registering negative growth rates in the 1980s are now growing at rates of approximately 4%, and some, such as once war-torn Mozambique, recorded d...

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And East Asia-Pacific Relations the Challenges Ahead

By: Gaston J. Sigur

Government Reference Publication

Excerpt: It occurs to me that this is an especially appropriate place to be on our nation’s birthday. For one thing, Ambassador [to Japan, Michael J.] Mansfield is an outstanding-salmost legendary-public servant and patriot of this great country, and I’m very pleased to appear at this Pacific Affairs Center which bears his name. For another thing, Montana represents as well as any state that spirit of pioneer drive and determination which made this nation great-indeed, w...

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The Facts about the Wnet Roundtable the Small Business Mentoring P...

By: Small Business Administration

Government Reference Publication

If you?re a woman who is new to owning a business, seasoned advice from experienced women business owners can be invaluable. The U.S. small business administration established the women's network for entrepreneurial training in 1988 as a one-to-one mentoring program that matched successful businesswomen with emerging entrepreneurs in mentor/prot‚g‚e relationships. Then groups of women of varying experiences began to meet and provide support for one another, often bringin...

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Street Gangs and Drug Sales in Two Suburban Cities

By: Jeremy Travis

Legal Reference Publication

Excerpt: The degree to which street gang involvement in drug distribution presents special and substantial difficulties to law enforcement is a matter of some debate in police and academic circles. Most of the literature emanating from law enforcement sources suggests a strong connection. Gangs are often portrayed as organized entrepreneurs battling traditional drug distributors for dominance of a lucrative business, and increased violence is often attributed to gang inv...

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Curbing Sexslavery Abroad Byhelping Womenearn a Living Inukraine :...

By: Rae Lesser Blumberg

Excerpt: Consequently, the authors? chief recommendations for the follow-on ATP are to (a) emphasize economic opportunities even more strongly in follow-on programming(b) keep the same women for women centers as in the executing entity(c) correct several ...

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