Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/70082
Authors: 
Klarl, Torben
Year of Publication: 
2011
Series/Report no.: 
Volkswirtschaftliche Diskussionsreihe, Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre der Universität Augsburg 317
Abstract: 
A large and still growing body of literature suggests that entrepreneurship is of exceptional importance in explaining knowledge spillovers. Although quantifying the impact of entrepreneurial activity for economic growth is an interesting issue - particularly at the regional level - a concise formulation within a theoretical growth model is still missing. This paper in general tries to uncover the link between own- and neighbour-related regional entrepreneurial activity in innovation and regional growth within a spatial semi-endogenous growth model in the spirit of Jones (1995) reflecting recent empirical findings on entrepreneurial activity for economic growth. The paper derives an explicit solution for the transitional as well as for the balanced growth path level of ideas.
Subjects: 
entrepreneurship
economic growth
innovation
knowledge spillover
JEL: 
M13
O31
R5
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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