Entrepreneurial State: Debunking Public Vs. Private Sector Myths

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Anthem Press, 2015 - 284 pages
List of Tables and Figures; List of Acronyms; Acknowledgements; Introduction: Thinking Big Again; Chapter 1: From Crisis Ideology to the Division of Innovative Labour; Chapter 2: Technology, Innovation and Growth; Chapter 3: Risk-Taking State: From 'De-risking' to 'Bring It On!'; Chapter 4: The US Entrepreneurial State; Chapter 5: The State behind the iPhone; Chapter 6: Pushing vs. Nudging the Green Industrial Revolution; Chapter 7: Wind and Solar Power: Government Success Stories and Technology in Crisis; Chapter 8: Risks and Rewards: From Rotten Apples to Symbiotic Ecosystems; Chapter 9: So.
 

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Makes the point in great detail and length that many of the most revolutionary technical and technological advances have been achieved with the active support and initiative of governments, and not by ... Read full review

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State financing, not private investment, lays the groundwork for much valuable innovation, and pretending that it doesn’t has led to the fetishization of private business, the stripping of government ... Read full review

Contents

Thinking Big Again
1
1 From Crisis Ideology to the Division of Innovative Labour
21
2 Technology Innovation and Growth
35
From Derisking to Bring It On
63
4 The US Entrepreneurial State
79
5 The State Behind the iPhone
93
6 Pushing vs Nudging the Green Industrial Revolution
121
Government Success Stories and Technology in Crisis
153
From Rotten Apples to Symbiotic Ecosystems
179
Can the Entrepreneurial State Eat Its Cake Too?
195
10 Conclusion
207
End Matter
215
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