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Ambitious Entrepreneurship, High-Growth Firms, and Macroeconomic Growth

Erik Stam, Chantal Hartog, André van Stel, and Roy Thurik

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines the impact of ambitious entrepreneurship (entrepreneurs expecting to grow their firm) and established high-growth firms (firms that have actually realized high growth rates) on ... More


From Taxachusetts to the Massachusetts Miracle

Lily Geismer

in Don't Blame Us: Suburban Liberals and the Transformation of the Democratic Party

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157238
eISBN:
9781400852420
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157238.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

This chapter explores both Governor Michael Dukakis's career from the early 1970s to his presidential bid and the state's economic turnaround, dubbed the “Massachusetts Miracle,” which made the ... More


High-Growth Young Firms: Contribution to Job, Output, and Productivity Growth

John John Haltiwanger, Ron S. Jarmin, Robert Kulick, and Javier Miranda

in Measuring Entrepreneurial Businesses: Current Knowledge and Challenges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226454078
eISBN:
9780226454108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454108.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

Research shows job creation by small firms in the U.S. is attributable to start-ups and young firms, but most of these fail or don’t create jobs. A small proportion of young firms grows rapidly and ... More


High Wage Growth under Stable Dollar Exchange Rates: Japan, 1950–71 and China, 1994–2011

Ronald I. McKinnon

in The Unloved Dollar Standard: From Bretton Woods to the Rise of China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937004
eISBN:
9780199980703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937004.003.0010
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

In balancing international competitiveness for a high productivity growth economy, wage increases and currency appreciation are substitutes. From the Scandinavian model of wage adjustment and ... More


Investment Capital versus Venture Capital

Donald Clarke

in 3i Fifty Years Investing in Industry

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198289449
eISBN:
9780191684708
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198289449.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History

Venture capital differed from ICFC's way of doing things. ICFC was a passive investor; venture capital was active. ICFC was long-term; venture capital was short-term. Venture capital looked for ... More


China and Its Dollar Exchange Rate: A Worldwide Stabilizing Influence?

Ronald I. McKinnon and Gunther Schnabl

in The Unloved Dollar Standard: From Bretton Woods to the Rise of China

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199937004
eISBN:
9780199980703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199937004.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

China is criticized for keeping its dollar exchange rate fairly stable when it has a large trade (saving) surplus. This chapter argues that this criticism is misplaced in two ways. First, no ... More


Promoting Entrepreneurship: What Are the Real Policy Challenges for the European Union (EU)?

Anders N. Hoffmann

in Perspectives on the Performance of the Continental Economies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015318
eISBN:
9780262295413
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015318.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The EU is perceived to have an unexploited entrepreneurial potential by failing to encourage people to become entrepreneurs and by failing to encourage the limited number of existing entrepreneurs to ... More


High-Speed Growth: The Schumpeterian Boom

Mark Metzler

in Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.003.0011
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This chapter considers Japan's High-Speed Growth as an exemplary Schumpeterian long boom and outlines its business-cyclic character. Business cycles were driven by industrial investment, which ... More


Measuring Entrepreneurial Businesses: Current Knowledge and Challenges

John Haltiwanger, Erik Hurst, Javier Miranda, and Antoinette Schoar (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226454078
eISBN:
9780226454108
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454108.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The contribution of entrepreneurial businesses to economic growth is a frequently debated topic among the academic and policy-making communities and the subject of much discussion in the business and ... More


Wars Against Waste

Eiko Maruko Siniawer

in Waste: Consuming Postwar Japan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501725845
eISBN:
9781501725852
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501725845.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The early 1970s were a sharp pivot point in Japan’s postwar history, as the Garbage War of 1971 and the Oil Shock of 1973 thrust waste and wastefulness into a place of unprecedented visibility. ... More


Introduction

John Haltiwanger, Erik Hurst, Javier Miranda, and Antoinette Schoar

in Measuring Entrepreneurial Businesses: Current Knowledge and Challenges

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226454078
eISBN:
9780226454108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226454108.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

The contribution of entrepreneurial businesses to economic growth is a frequently debated topic among the academic and policy-making communities and the subject of much discussion in the business and ... More


Population Ecology and Population Heritability

Michael J. Wade

in Adaptation in Metapopulations: How Interaction Changes Evolution

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226129563
eISBN:
9780226129877
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226129877.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter contains a discussion of the ecological and the genetic causes of variation in population growth rate in the flour beetle, Tribolium, especially as they are affected by variation in ... More


India at the Cusp

Vijay Joshi

in India's Long Road: The Search for Prosperity

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
March 2017
ISBN:
9780190610135
eISBN:
9780190610166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190610135.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This introductory chapter argues that to achieve, within the next 25 years, a standard of living equivalent to that of the lowest quartile of high-income countries today, India’s per capita income ... More


Introduction: Inflation and Its Productions

Mark Metzler

in Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

This introductory chapter sets out the book's purpose, which is to investigate the financial fountainhead of modern capitalist development: inflationary credit creation. For empirical material, it ... More


Policy research movements in local governments

Kimie Tsuchiyama

in Policy analysis in Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9781847429841
eISBN:
9781447311515
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847429841.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Public Policy

Although policy research was not recognized as an activity within Japanese local authorities’ jurisdiction for a long time, the social changes resulting from high-growth period made local authority ... More


How the South Has Changed and Its Impact on National Politics

Charles S. Bullock, Susan A. MacManus, Jeremy D. Mayer, and Mark J. Rozell

in The South and the Transformation of U.S. Politics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190065911
eISBN:
9780190065959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190065911.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter describes the changing landscape of Southern politics over the past half century and provides the framework for the rest of the volume. In so doing it showcases the crucial differences ... More


Change . . . and Resisting Change

Barry Riley

in The Political History of American Food Aid: An Uneasy Benevolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190228873
eISBN:
9780190228903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228873.003.0022
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The combination of ongoing U.S. budget stringency and continually increasing prices for food globally means that the size of traditional food aid shipments has been dropping. But so, too, has the ... More


What is Capital?

Mark Metzler

in Capital as Will and Imagination: Schumpeter's Guide to the Postwar Japanese Miracle

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451799
eISBN:
9780801467912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451799.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Asian Politics

In postwar Japan, Joseph Schumpeter was seen as a theorist of credit-supercharged high-speed growth. At the heart of this understanding is his conception of capital. Capital in its economic sense can ... More


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