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Entrepreneurship is a hot topic in academic, managerial, and policy circles. Yet researchers and policymakers tend to define entrepreneurship narrowly as business start-ups, and entrepreneurs as young dreamers with a particular personality.

In fact, as Peter G. Klein argues, entrepreneurship is a far broader, pervasive, and more important phenomenon in the market and in the
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Paperback, 259 pages
Published 2010 by Ludwig von Mises Institute
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José Antonio Lopez
Sometimes when I read entrepreneurial theories I wonder if academics speak to real entrepreneurs. Klein book hit the nail in the head, from my personal experience in business. He explains the role of the entrepreneur and the markets, and why only a free system is fertile soil for entrepreneurial ventures to create real growth for society.

The books is also relevant as it explains with great detail the principles and differences in the Austrian School of Economics. With plenty footnotes to guide
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