The Entrepreneur: Role and Function

  • P. L. Payne
Part of the Studies in Economic and Social History book series (SESH)


Ideally, one should begin with a universally acceptable definition of the concept of entrepreneurship, but it is a peculiarity of this branch of economic history that it has been plagued with almost as many essays discussing the function of the entrepreneur as with detailed case-studies of his actual role at different periods of time.


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© The Economic History Society 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. L. Payne
    • 1
  1. 1.University of AberdeenUK

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