The aim of this study is to provide a microeconomic investigation of the concept of entrepreneurship; in particular, the following issues will be discussed: (i) the alternative ways of looking at entrepreneurship, distinguishing “creative destruction” from simple “turbulence”; (ii) the different microeconomic determinants of new firm formation,...

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Written by Lauren Rosenberg (see below for her bio) Securing urban economic growth in new economy is less dependent on access to physical resources and increasingly dependent on attracting talent who… [Visit www.afrinnovator.com for full links, other content, and more! ] Go to Source Tags: economic growth, Creative Class ...

The Electrify Africa Act of 2013, awaiting committee approval in Congress, will help turn on the lights for millions of people in sub-Saharan Africa. Following President Obama’s Power Africa initiative announced earlier this month, which invests $16 billion in public and private funding to combat energy poverty in Africa, Congress is reviewing a bill that would...

Business reforms can spur economic dynamism in the East African Community East Africa is famous for its breathtaking landscapes and its unique concentration of wild animals. Could it also become as famous for its dynamic economic development? In 2009 I came to Tanzania to work on tax harmonization in the East African Community (EAC). The Common Market Protocol was...

By Kevin Chika Urama & Ernest Nti Acheampong SUPPLEMENT TO SSIR FUNDED BY THE ROCKEFELLER FOUNDATION Rarely has the need for new ways of thinking been more glaring. From the sluggish economic growth and financial instability of the last several years to the perennial issues of political upheaval, resource crises, hunger, poverty, and disease, people have come to realize...

Social Enterprise Africans are celebrating levels of economic growth and political stability that were unthinkable just 10 years ago, but without...