Low and middle-income economies of Africa and Asia comprise two-thirds of the World Population. This study provides an exploration of conflict and entrepreneurship in these developing economies. Its emphasis is on socio-economic and politico-economic approaches, focusing particularly on inequality, business development and the sources of conflict. This study examines the developing economies of Africa and Asia. It has a broad scope of analyses, exploring areas of entrepreneurship, conflict, and economic development throughout much of the developing world. It offers detailed discussions on the definition of economic development in relation to poverty, and examines the location and determinants of entrepreneurship, supply and demand for entrepreneurs, and policy implications. Individual case studies of different regions of India explore the impact of human capital and entrepreneurs on firm survival, the driving forces and impacts of technological advancements, as well the origins of manufacturing entrepreneurs, and the differences in economic opportunities between the privileged and underprivileged.
It also examines at the political economy of humanitarian emergencies in Africa, such as war, state violence and terrorism. Finally it shows how economic development model of Meiji Japan and the economic ethics of the Mennonites can be used as framework to alleviate some of the problems and conflicts surrounding entrepreneurship in developing economies. Conflict in Entrepreneurship in Development Economics presents a detailed study of the interplay between conflict and entrepreneurship in development economics, making it indispensable reading for students and scholars interested in analyzing entrepreneurship and the developing economies of Africa and Asia.
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan