Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy


Enterprise and Innovation

Table Of Contents: Volume 5 Issue 2

Destructive entrepreneurship and the security context

Sameeksha Desai

– The purpose of this paper is to deliver insight from the concept of destructive entrepreneurship to program design considerations in conflict regions.

The substance of entrepreneurship and the entrepreneurship of substances

Raymond J. March, Adam G. Martin, Audrey Redford

The purpose of this paper is to clarify the distinctions and complementary of William Baumol and Israel Kirzner’s classifications of and insights into entrepreneurship…

Productive versus unproductive entrepreneurship

Stephan F. Gohmann, Bradley K. Hobbs, Myra J. McCrickard

The purpose of this paper is to examine the correlation between the degree of economic freedom in state institutions and industry employment and then determine how these…

Unproductive entrepreneurship in US military contracting

Christopher J. Coyne, Courtney Michaluk, Rachel Reese

US military contracting has been plagued by systematic corruption, fraud, and waste during both times of peace and war. These outcomes result from the inherent features of…

Baumol’s productive and unproductive entrepreneurship after 25 years

Peter J. Boettke, Ennio Piano

– The purpose of this paper is to consider the impact of Baumol’s work on entrepreneurship has had on framing the economic development puzzle.

Two sides to the evasion

Niklas Elert, Magnus Henrekson, Joakim Wernberg

Evasive entrepreneurs innovate by circumventing or disrupting existing formal institutional frameworks. Since such evasions rarely go unnoticed, they usually lead to…

Indirectly productive entrepreneurship

Alexandre Padilla, Nicolás Cachanosky

Since Baumol (1990), the economic literature has distinguished between two broad categories of entrepreneurship: productive and unproductive. The purpose of this paper is…



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