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Hernando de Soto : recipient of the 2017 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research

Andersson, Martin LU and Waldenström, Daniel LU (2017) In Small Business Economics
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The 2017 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is given to Hernando de Soto, president of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD) in Lima, Peru. Over the last 30 years, Hernando de Soto has been a world-leading intellectual engaged in academic and public policy discussions on global development. He has made substantial contributions to our understanding of the informal economy and of the importance of property rights to unleash entrepreneurship and alleviate poverty and underdevelopment. His contributions have led to a new and better understanding of the role played by institutions in supporting entrepreneurship, especially in the Third World. Hernando de Soto’s work has also had major influences on policy worldwide, both in... (More)

The 2017 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is given to Hernando de Soto, president of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy (ILD) in Lima, Peru. Over the last 30 years, Hernando de Soto has been a world-leading intellectual engaged in academic and public policy discussions on global development. He has made substantial contributions to our understanding of the informal economy and of the importance of property rights to unleash entrepreneurship and alleviate poverty and underdevelopment. His contributions have led to a new and better understanding of the role played by institutions in supporting entrepreneurship, especially in the Third World. Hernando de Soto’s work has also had major influences on policy worldwide, both in terms of conceptual understanding and practical policy measures.

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Development, Entrepreneurship, Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research, Hernando de Soto, Institutions, Poverty
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Small Business Economics
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8 pages
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0921-898X
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10.1007/s11187-017-9948-5
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  author       = {Andersson, Martin and Waldenström, Daniel},
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  language     = {eng},
  month        = {11},
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  series       = {Small Business Economics},
  title        = {Hernando de Soto : recipient of the 2017 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research},
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  year         = {2017},
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