Max-Planck-Institut für Ökonomik

Max Planck Institute of Economics


The Second Annual Max Planck - Indian Institute of Science (IISc) International Conference on Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Economic Growth

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Entrepreneurship and innovation have been recognized as major determinants of economic growth in most developed countries. Increased entrepreneurial activity and innovation have resulted in an environment of sustained economic growth and controlled unemployment in North America over the last twenty years. Academic researchers and policy makers in Europe as well as Asia are realizing the potential of entrepreneurship to improve growth rates and reverse the increasing levels of unemployment. This joint conference aims to bring together work on sources of entrepreneurship, the challenges in enabling and sustaining entrepreneurship and innovation, and issues in entrepreneurship culture. There shall also be special sessions on entrepreneurial situation in Europe and Asia.

The conference will address the following topics:

We invite papers that deal with these issues.