The Entrepreneurial Society – A Reform Strategy for the European Union

International Studies in Entrepreneurship, Volume 98

Author(s): Niklas Elert, Magnus Henrekson and Mark Sanders
Year: 2019Pages: 180Publisher: SpringerCity: Berlin, Germany
ISBN: 978-3-662-59585-5

The Entrepreneurial Society – A Reform Strategy for the European Union Niklas Elert, Magnus Henrekson and Mark Sanders

This book builds on the European Union’s (EU) Horizon 2020 project ‘Financial and Institutional Reforms for an Entrepreneurial Society’ (FIRES). The authors outline how Europe can move towards more inclusive, innovative and sustainable growth through reforms that will rekindle its entrepreneurial spirit. Based on decades of research and countless discussions with stakeholders, the book also features the FIRES project’s full list of policy interventions and institutional reforms that can help policymakers make that agenda a reality.

Book review by Tomasz Mickiewicz in International Small Business Journal, December 2019.

Book review in Swedish by Karl Wennberg in Ekonomisk Debatt 8/2019

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Elert, Niklas, Magnus Henrekson and Mark Sanders (2019). The Entrepreneurial Society – A Reform Strategy for the European Union. International Studies in Entrepreneurship, Vol. 98. Berlin: Springer.

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