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Author Leyden, Dennis Patrick, author

Title Public sector entrepreneurship : U.S. technology and innovation policy / Dennis Patrick Leyden and Albert N. Link
Published New York : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white)
Contents Part I: Defining public sector entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship ; Toward a theory of public sector entrepreneurship ; Setting the stage -- Part II: Policy examples of public sector entrepreneurship. The Bayh-Dole Act of 1980 ; The Stevenson-Wydler Act of 1980 ; The R & E tax credit of 1981 ; The Small Business Innovation Development Act of 1982 -- The National Cooperative Research Act of 1984 ; The Omnibus Trade and Competitiveness Act of 1988 -- Part III: The public sector entrepreneurship perspective. Past is prologue ; Concluding observations
Summary Public sector entrepreneurship refers to innovative public policy initiatives that generate greater economic prosperity by transforming a status quo economic environment into one that is more conducive to economic units engaging in creative and innovative activities in the face of uncertainty. This book traces the historical development of the concepts of private and public sector entrepreneurship and their connection to the separate notions of risk and uncertainty.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from home page (viewed on November 18, 2014)
Subject Public-private sector cooperation.
Entrepreneurship -- United States.
Public administration -- United States.
Technology and state -- United States.
Technological innovations -- Government policy -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Link, Albert N., author
ISBN 9780190220976 (ebook)