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This list relates to the 2015-16 which ended on 31/07/2016
  1. Week 1 - Introduction 1 item
    Suggested introductory reading:
    1. Key concepts in economic geography - Yuko Aoyama, James T. Murphy, Susan Hanson 2011

      Book  Chapter 2.2. ‘Entrepreneurship’, pp. 49-57

  2. Week 2 - Who is an entrepreneur? Changes in entrepreneurial identities 2 items
    Readings for the group discussion
  3. Week 3 - The changing nature of self-employment 2 items
    Readings for the group discussion
  4. Week 4 - Entrepreneurship and social networks 1 item
    Reading for the group discussion
  5. Week 5 - The ‘embeddedness’ of entrepreneurship 1 item
    Reading for the group discussion
    1. Key concepts in economic geography - Y. Aoyama, J. T. Murphy, S. Hanson 2011

      Book  Chapter 5.4. ‘Embeddedness’, pp. 174-180

  6. Week 6 - Geographic variation of firm formation – some explanations 1 item
    Reading for the group discussion
  7. Week 7 - Institutions, policy and entrepreneurship 1 item
    Reading for the group discussion
  8. Weeks 8-10 - Student presentations 29 items
    Below is a list of suggested topics and recommended literature. Students are free to propose other interesting topics they would like to work on.
    1. 1. Community enterprise 2 items
    2. 2. Gender and entrepreneurship – how to explain the male-female gap? 3 items
    3. 3. Family embeddedness of entrepreneurship 3 items
    4. 4. Ethnic entrepreneurship 3 items
      1. New Migrant Enterprise: Novelty or Historical Continuity? - T. Jones, M. Ram, P. Edwards, A. Kiselinchev 2012

        Article 

    5. 5. Home-based businesses in advanced economies 3 items
    6. 6. Entrepreneurship and livelihoods 3 items
    7. 7. Crowdfunding – how important is geography? 3 items
    8. 8. Entrepreneurship and resilience of rural areas 3 items
    9. 9. Inclusive entrepreneurship 3 items
      1. The Missing Entrepreneurs - OECD and European Commission 2013

        Book 

    10. 10. Entrepreneurship in deprived neighbourhoods 3 items
  9. Other readings 18 items
    1. Latent entrepreneurship across nations - David G. Blanchflower, Andrew Oswald, Alois Stutzer 2001

      Article 

    2. Entrepreneurship, Networks and geographies - Patricia H. Thornton, Katherine H. Flynn

      Chapter 

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