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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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A Gender Assessment of Health Parameters and Delivery Systems, Agr...

By: Dr. Anita Spring

Excerpt: USAID/Eritrea is preparing a new Integrated Strategic Plan (ISP) for Fiscal Years 2003 to 2008. The previous strategic plan was modified because of the border war with Ethiopia. Now, in Eritrea?s post-war situation, the needs include reconstructing ...

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

By: Rae Lesser Blumberg

Excerpt: The most urgent motive that drives many young women to work abroad and run the risk of being trafficked into sexual slavery is economic: a lack of opportunity at home versus the lure of enticing offers of high-paying work in other countries.1 This is the ...

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Bulletin of the World Health Organization : 2000, Number 5, 78 (5)...

By: Ritu Sadana

Medical Reference Publication

Introduction Considerable attention has been focused over the past decade on the role of the state in the health sector. The debate has covered a wide variety of technical and political dimensions, ranging from policy formulation to implementation, from entrepreneurial innovation to regulatory restrictions, from financial efficiency to social equity, and from public to private ownership of institutions. Despite considerable disciplinary and ideological disagreement there...

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Famous Affinities of History

By: Lyndon Orr

Excerpt: VOLUME I. THE STORY OF ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA. Of all love stories that are known to human history, the love story of Antony and Cleopatra has been for nineteen centuries the most remarkable. It has tasked the resources of the plastic and the graphic arts. It has been made the theme of poets and of prose narrators. It has appeared and reappeared in a thousand forms, and it appeals as much to the imagination to?day as it did when Antony deserted his almost victorio...

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Emerging Business Leaders Summit Ebls Student Conference 2005 Appl...

By: epartment of Commerce

Excerpt: Essay Questions; A. Identify three specific personal traits/characteristics you possess. Briefly describe how these characteristics would contribute to your success if you were selected to participate in EBLS. B. Most organizations have vision and mission statements that express the organization?s direction and methods of achieving their goals. Write a personal ?Goals? statement. Your statement should incorporate your current career goals and/or entrepreneurial ...

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U.S. Department of Commerce

By: Donald L. Evans

Excerpt: The Department of Commerce and its component bureaus create the conditions for economic growth and opportunity by promoting innovation, entrepreneurship, competitiveness and stewardship. The Department of Commerce?s mission is linked directly to encouraging the economic growth that benefits all American industries, workers and consumers; enhancing technological leadership and environmental stewardship, and advocating market growth strategies. The responsibilitie...

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Minority Business Development Agency

By: epartment of Commerce

Excerpt: The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is the leader of minority business programs for the Federal Government. MBDA?s vision is to achieve entrepreneurial parity for minority businesses enterprises (MBE) by actively promoting their ability to grow and to participate in the global economy. MBDA has been successful in reengineering its organizational structure to expand its frontline support for minority business assistance, information and customer servi...

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Strengthening Americas Communities Initiative United States Depart...

By: epartment of Commerce

Excerpt: Strengthening America?s Communities Initiative America's changing economy is strong and getting stronger. But America's economic strength is not felt equally throughout the Nation. In low-income communities and in communities where traditional industries do not employ as many workers as they did a generation ago, opportunity can appear out of reach. President Bush believes that communities can make the transition to vibrant and strong economies because of the en...

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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

By: epartment of Commerce

Excerpt: The mission of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is to ensure that the intellectual property system contributes to a strong global economy, encourages investment in innovation, and fosters entrepreneurial spirit. This mission is accomplished by the USPTO through its two businesses, Patents and Trademarks, which aim to: (1) Promote the progress of science and the useful arts by securing, for limited times to inventors, the exclusive rights to their res...

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Archived Information Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Vocational ...

Excerpt: Program Description The Tribally Controlled Postsecondary Vocational Institutions Program provides grants for the operation and improvement of tribally controlled postsecondary vocational and technical institutions to ensure continued and expanded educational opportunities for Indian students and to improve and expand the physical resources of those institutions. In order to receive a grant, a tribally controlled postsecondary vocational and technical institutio...

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Choose to Compete

Excerpt: The United States enters 2004 facing great opportunities and great challenges. On the positive side, our economy is incredibly dynamic and leads the world in innovation, entrepreneurship and the generation of new industries and jobs. This leadership is the result of decades of farsighted policies by American corporate and government leaders and the investments they made to press our comparative advantages and ensure a business climate that rewards risk. At the s...

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Ncrel Policy Issues Issue 9 November 2001 a Research- Based Analys...

By: Edyth E. Young

Excerpt: About This Issue Stable employment, academic achievement, and entrepreneurial success all depend on reading proficiency. Every American child has the right to the same opportunities for achieving success. Likewise, every teacher has the right to the in-depth training and support necessary to meet the challenge of developing America?s youth into proficient, literate citizens who will contribute to a global economy and a democratic society. Research shows that 95 ...

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Re: Ftc Matter No. D. 9299

By: Garret N. Vanderplaats

Government Reference Publication

In the software industry, major advances in technology are almost always made by small entrepreneurial companies such as Vanderplaats Research & Development, Inc. (VR&D). The principal difficulty we have is not in producing better software but persuading companies to change to something new and better when they are comfortable doing what they have always done. In the case of finite element analysis (FEA), the technology has been well established for years and so the chal...

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The National Veterans Business Development Corporation Faces Chall...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Since GAO?s April 2003 report (GAO-03-434), The Veterans Corporation has continued to expand programs and refocus services in its efforts to provide small business assistance to veterans while achieving financial selfsufficiency. The centerpiece of The Veterans Corporation?s efforts remains its Veterans Entrepreneurial Training program, which offers classroom instruction to veterans on how to successfully start and expand their own businesses. It also has expand...

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The National Veterans Business Development Corporation Faces Chall...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: Since GAO?s April 2003 report (GAO-03-434), The Veterans Corporation has continued to expand programs and refocus services in its efforts to provide small business assistance to veterans while achieving financial selfsufficiency. The centerpiece of The Veterans Corporation?s efforts remains its Veterans Entrepreneurial Training program, which offers classroom instruction to veterans on how to successfully start and expand their own businesses. It also has expand...

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Scientific and Technological Innovation Challenges for the 21St Ce...

By: General Accounting Office

Government Accountability Integrity Reliability Office Collection

Excerpt: For society and government, developments in science and technology present great opportunities to improve the quality of life, the performance of the economy and the government, and the relationship of government to its citizens. Advances in science and technology in the United States have historically been fueled by combined public and private sector research and development investments of about $284 billion annually. These investments, along with the nation?s ...

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The Presidents Agenda for Tax Relief

By: United States Department of the Treasury

Government Reference Publication

Executive Summary: The President has proposed a bold and fair tax relief plan that will reduce the inequities of the current tax code and help ensure that America remains prosperous. This tax relief plan promotes the values that make the American economy second to none-access to the middle class, family, equal opportunity, and the entrepreneurial spirit. This plan will reduce taxes for everyone who pays income taxes, and it will encourage enterprise by lowering marginal ...

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Identifying High-Risk Small Business Industries

By: Department of Health and Human Services

The United States has a long, proud tradition of entrepreneurship. Small businesses in particular are a vital component of our economy and provide employment for more than half the workers in American industry. Often, occupational safety and health issues are only one of a multitude of concerns with which a small business owner must contend. Promoting occupational safety and health through appropriate prevention programs is often a difficult task for small business becau...

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Partners on a Mission

By: Diane Palmintera

Technical Reference Publication

Foreword: Just as research universities have long catalyzed economic development in knowledge clusters across our nation, federal laboratories are playing an increasingly important role in promoting regional growth. From the National Institute for Standards and Technology in Maryland, to Sandia National Labs in New Mexico, to NASA?s Glenn Research Center in Ohio, many of our national labs are partnering with entrepreneurs to create new jobs, products and companies. Labs ...

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The History Guide

I aim here only at revealing myself, who will perhaps be different tomorrow, if I learn something new which changes me. I have no authority to be believed, nor do I want it, feeling myself too ill-instructed to instruct others. (Montaigne) The History Guide has been created for the high school and undergraduate student who is either taking classes in history, or who intends to major in history in college. The purpose of The History Guide is to better prepare yourself for...

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