Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship: The Birth, Growth and Demise of Entrepreneurial Firms by Frederic Delmar and Karl Wennberg
Published By: Northampton, Mass. and Cheltenham, U.K.: Elgar ISBN: 978-1-84844-990-9 Date of Publication: 2010
Book Review Detail
Markus Taussig of National University of Singapore
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.49.4.1230.r20 Review Pages: 1291-94
Book Review Abstract
Markus Taussig of National University of Singapore reviews "Knowledge Intensive Entrepreneurship: The Birth, Growth and Demise of Entrepreneurial Firms" by Frédéric Delmar and Karl Wennberg. The EconLit abstract of the reviewed work begins, "Investigates the entrepreneurial processes of new firms' emergence, growth, and eventual demise and exit in the modern knowledge-intensive economy. Discusses the role of entrepreneurship and new firm dynamics for economic development; the knowledge intensive sector—theoretical concerns, research design, and data; the birth of new firms—the geography connection; firm exit; de novo and spinout start-ups—the organizational connection; and firm growth. Delmar is at EMLYON Business School and the Research Institute of Industrial Economics. Wennberg is Assistant Professor at the Stockholm School of Economics. Index."