Entrepreneurship Policy Transfer-The Case of the SME Policy Framework in Albania

Xheneti, Mirela (2011) Entrepreneurship Policy Transfer-The Case of the SME Policy Framework in Albania. In: Smallbone, David and Welter, Friederike (eds.) Handbook of Entrepreneurship Policy in Central and Eastern Europe. Edward Elgar, pp. 169-189. ISBN 9781848440869

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Abstract

This unique Handbook explores the role of government in the development of entrepreneurship in countries where twenty years ago private enterprise was illegal or barely tolerated.

The expert contributors reveal that government policy is one of the key influences on the external environment in which businesses develop, particularly in countries where it has been necessary to redefine the role of the state in relation to business development. They outline how government policy can also act as an enabling and/or a constraining force with respect to entrepreneurship development, particularly in relation to institutional change and the development of a market-based economy. This Handbook includes up-to-date information and analysis as to how entrepreneurship policies have evolved in the wider Europe, focusing on the challenges that arise in designing and implementing entrepreneurship policy.

The Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship Policies in Central and Eastern Europe excellently covers different facets of entrepreneurship policies in Central and Eastern Europe and will prove invaluable for academics, students and researchers of entrepreneurship and small business as well as policy studies. Policy makers will also find plenty of key insights and relevant information in this important resource.

Item Type: Book Section
Schools and Departments: School of Business, Management and Economics > Business and Management
Depositing User: Mirela Xheneti
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 20:13
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2012 13:11
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/24813
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