Macro-entrepreneurship and sustainable development: the need for innovative solutions for promoting win-win interactions

  • Frank T. Lorne


This article restates and enhances the methodology described by Yu et al. in this journal (3:291–309, 2000) by projecting its implications in light of recent interdisciplinary research, suggesting several new directions of inquiry. The difference between a static neoclassical approach and a dynamic multidimensional approach, stated in terms of macro-entrepreneurship setting the stage for macro-sustainability, is further highlighted. Existing case studies can be reinterpreted by this new approach.

Key words

Sustainable development Entrepreneurship Methodology Ecological economics New institutional economics 


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  • Frank T. Lorne
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  1. 1.School of ManagementNew York Institute of Technology-Vancouver CampusVancouverCanada

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