Comparative Entrepreneurship Initiatives

Studies in China, Japan and the USA

  • Chikako Usui

Part of the Palgrave Macmillan Asian Business Series book series (PAMABS)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Introduction to Comparative Entrepreneurship Initiatives

  3. History of Entrepreneurship

  4. Institutional Environment of Entrepreneurship

  5. Culture and Entrepreneurship

  6. Case Studies of Entrepreneurship

  7. Back Matter
    Pages 301-309

About this book


This book investigates entrepreneurial initiatives in the three largest economies of the world: China, Japan and the USA. It brings together historical, institutional, and ethnographic approaches and highlights entrepreneurial patterns that result from cultural, legal, and political forces that facilitate and constrain entrepreneurship.


business China competitiveness development entrepreneur Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship innovation Japan strategy success

Editors and affiliations

  • Chikako Usui
    • 1
  1. 1.University of Missouri-St. LouisUSA

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