Book Review: Review of “Small Firms and Entrepreneurship in Central and Eastern Europe – A Socio-Economic Perspective” edited by Oliver Pfirrmann and Günter H. Walter, Heidelberg and New York 2002: Physica

Book Review: Review of “Small Firms and Entrepreneurship in Central and Eastern Europe – A... Small Business Economics (2005) 24: 497-498 © Springer 2005 DOI 10.1007/s11187-005-6437-z Book Review Review of “Small Firms and Entrepreneurship in of the third section of the book “Selected Aspects of Central and Eastern Europe – A Socio-Economic Small Firms Environment and Policy” discusses in- Perspective” edited by Oliver Pfirrmann and Gunter ¨ novation and technology policy for the CEECs. Slavo H. Walter, Heidelberg and New York 2002: Physica Radosevic and Gunter ¨ Walter consider the idea of “sup- porting innovation through institution building”, while The transformation of the Central and Eastern Walter Heering discusses the possible role of “technol- European Countries (CEECs), which were for decades ogy centers and science parks in the transition pro- under socialist regimes, was supposed to be charac- cess”. Emmanuel Muller, Andrea Zenker and Tibor terized by a transition from large-scale to small-scale D¨ ory present a case study of “regional innovation ca- production. With the abolishment of central planning, pacities and economic transition” in the region of West- state monopolies and large combines, small firms run Transdanubia (Hungary). Michael Steiner compares by private entrepreneurs should play a main role in the economic situation of the CEECs with that of older these economies. A http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Small Business Economics Springer Journals

Book Review: Review of “Small Firms and Entrepreneurship in Central and Eastern Europe – A Socio-Economic Perspective” edited by Oliver Pfirrmann and Günter H. Walter, Heidelberg and New York 2002: Physica

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Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 2005 by Springer
Subject
Business and Management; Management; Microeconomics; Entrepreneurship; Industrial Organization
ISSN
0921-898X
eISSN
1573-0913
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11187-005-6437-z
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