Entrepreneurial Ecosystems in Transitioning Economies

Discipline: EAD5980-1

Concentration area: 12139

Number of Credits: 4

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1. Entrepreneurial ecosystems
2. Entrepreneurship in transitioning economies
3. Entrepreneurship in Russia
4. Venture capital: driver or facilitator of startups?
5. New business models and business model innovation
6. Digital Economy: new reality for doing business
7. Intrapreneurship
8. Technology-based entrepreneurship
9. Entrepreneurial support systems and services: incubation, acceleration, venture funds
10. Global venture creation or Entrepreneur’s Steps to Global Expansion

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Bibliography: Books
• Ateljevic, J.; Trivic, J. 2016. Economic Development and Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies. Springer.
• Aslund, A. 2007. How Capitalism Was Built: The Transformation of Central and Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
• Blank, S.; Dorf, B. 2012. Startup Owner’s Manual: The Step-By-Step Guide for Building a Great Company. American Council for Entrepreneurial Education.
• Christensen, C., 1997 (last edition 2011). The Innovators Dilemma. Harvard Business School Press.
• Ismail, S., 2014. Exponential Organizations. Singularity University.
• Rogers, D., 2016. The Digital Transformation Playbook: Rethink Your Business for the Digital Age. Columbia Business School.
• Powell, B. 2008. Making Poor Nations Rich: Entrepreneurship and the Process of Economic Development. Stanford: Stanford Economics and Finance.
Bibliography: Papers
1. Baumol, W. 1990. Entrepreneurship: Productive, Unproductive and Destructive. Journal of Political Economy, 98, 5, 893-921.
2. Blanchflower, D.; Oswald, A. 1998. What Makes an Entrepreneur? Journal of Labor Economics, 16, 1, 26-60.
3. Boettke, P.J.; Coyne, C.J.; Leeson, P.T. 2008. Institutional Stickiness and the New Development Economics. American Journal of Economics and Sociology 67, 2, 331-358.
4. Giones, F.; Brem, A. 2017. Digital Technology Entrepreneurship: A Definition and Research Agenda. Technology Innovation Management Review 7, 5, 44-51.
5. Gorodnichenko, Y.; Roland, R. 2011. Which Dimensions of Culture Matter forLong-Run Growth? American Economic Review 101, 3, 492-98.
6. Isenberg, D., 2011. The Entrepreneurship Ecosystem Strategy as a New Paradigm for Economic Policy: Principles for Cultivating Entrepreneurship. Babson Global.
7. Klepper, S. 1996. Entry, Exit, Growth, and Innovation over the Product Life Cycle. American Economic Review, 86, 3, 562-583.
8. Kuemmerle, W., 2005. Entrepreneur ‘s Path to Global Expansion. Sloan Management Review 46, 2, 42-49.
9. McMillan, J.; Woodruff, C. 2002. The central role of entrepreneurs in transition economies. Journal of Economic Perspectives 16, 3, 153 –170.
10. Peng, M.; Shekshnia, S.V. 2001. How entrepreneurs create wealth in transition economies. The Academy of Management Executive 15, 1, 95–108.
11. Startup Genome, 2017. The Global Startup Ecosystem Report. Available at https://startupgenome.com.
12. Vereshchagina, G.; Hopenhayn, H. 2009. Risk Taking by Entrepreneurs. American Economic Review, 99, 5, 1808-1830.
13. Wirtz, B.; Pistoia, A.; Ullrich, S.; Göttel, V. 2015. Business models: Origin, development and future research perspectives. Long Range Planning, 49, 1, 1-19.
14. World Bank, 2017. Doing Business Report [several years]. The World Bank Group.