Category Archives: Research

‘Selling your science’ course voor Phds/Postdocs | July 3rd & 4th

UTRECHT HOLDINGS Are you a PhD student or Postdoc? Then check out this program! Utrecht Holdings will over its highly rated program “Selling your science” again on July 3rd and 4th, 2017. The program is meant for those who want to gain knowledge in the basic principles of knowledge utilization, want to learn how to pitch, how to negotiate and handle conflicts of […]

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“Students want to work interdisciplinary” – follow a course like Essentials of Entrepreneurship

Utrecht University offers many opportunities to step out of your major program and gain knowledge in another field of expertise. No other university in the Netherlands gives students this much space for going beyond the boundaries of the studies. Even though there is room for ‘shopping around’, not that many students actually use the opportunity. More than 60 percent of […]

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Institutional Effectuation

Last week, I attended a conference in Dar es Salaam on institutional design for economic development. The conference was organized by REPOA, one of the leading think tanks of Sub Sahara Africa. Since John Magufuli rules Tanzania with a bombardement of institutional reforms, the effects of institutional reform has become very actual in the streets of Dar and beyond. Most […]

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Call For Papers

Special Issue of Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal Entrepreneurial Ecosystems Guest Editors: Allan O’Connor, Entrepreneurship, Commercialisation and Innovation Centre, The University of Adelaide, (allan.oconnor@adelaide.edu.au) Erik Stam, Chair of Strategy, Organization and Entrepreneurship, Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) & Utrecht Center for Entrepreneurship (e.stam@uu.nl) Zoltan J. Acs, Department of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science (z.j.acs@lse.ac.uk) David […]

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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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