Book Review

Book Review Small Business Economics (2006) 26: 301–303  Springer 2006 DOI 10.1007/s11187-004-7105-4 Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Harvey S. Rosen (eds.) The 20 papers in this pair of volumes repre- (2004). Public Policy and the Economics of Entre- sent a lot of work by smart, capable people. preneurship, The MIT Press. ISBN 0262083299. The unifying themes of these two volumes are in David M. Hart (ed.) (2003). The Emergence of Entre- three main categories: entrepreneurship policies, preneurship Policy: Governance, Start-Ups, and entrepreneurship in particular sectors, and equity Growth in the U.S. Knowledge Economy, Cam- issues in entrepreneurship. Most of the authors bridge University Press. ISBN 0521826772. are from the United States and their focus is also Entrepreneurship continues to be a subject of on entrepreneurship policies in the United States. ‘‘hot’’ discussion among academics and policy- Much of the work they present is empirical. makers. In April 2001, a group of prominent As there are too many chapters to comment on economists gathered at Syracuse University to individually, and few that stand out particularly, discuss issues relating to entrepreneurship and we will offer some relatively general comments evaluate its contribution to the economy. The by summarizing them in these three general book Small Business Economics Springer Journals

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