Author Archives: Erik Stam

How to let regions prosper

Florence

Yesterday I was speaking at the 13th Annual OECD LEED Forum in Prague on ‘Resilient and Diversified Local Economies’, or in more old fashioned academic terms: structural economic change and productivity. It was good to be in the country of Vaclav Havel and Joseph Schumpeter (yes, he was born in Triesch – Moravia, current day Czech Republic). Both great thinkers […]

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Review on Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Regional Policy: A Sympathetic Critique European Planning Studies Full Paper Pdf Erik Stam ABSTRACT Regional policies for entrepreneurship are currently going through a transition from increasing the quantity of entrepreneurship to increasing the quality of entrepreneurship. The next step will be the transition from entrepreneurship policy towards policy for an entrepreneurial economy. The entrepreneurial ecosystem approach has […]

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