The Global Entrepreneurship and Development Index

  • Zoltan J. AcsEmail author
  • László Szerb
  • Erkko Autio
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Economics book series (BRIEFSECONOMICS)


The modern “temple” of the entrepreneurial ecosystem is like many temples of the ancient world: both are held up by pillars. Today’s economic ecosystem is supported by the pillars of development, which are held together by the cement of incentives created by institutions that influence the behavior of individuals. If a fully developed economy is to continue to flourish, these pillars need constant attention, continuous improvement, and careful maintenance, and they must be of similar height and strength.


Venture Capital Institutional Variable Entrepreneurial Ecosystem Informal Investment Entrepreneurial Attitude 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Public PolicyGeorge Mason UniversityArlingtonUSA
  2. 2.Faculty of Business and EconomicsUniversity of PécsPecsHungary
  3. 3.Imperial College Business SchoolLondonUK

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