Entrepreneurship as social policy: A case study of the United Arab Emirates

Morris, Mervyn J. (2007) Entrepreneurship as social policy: A case study of the United Arab Emirates. In Regional Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Conference, February 2007, Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Qld, Australia. (Unpublished)

Abstract

While many different entrepreneurship have been identified in the literature, each type shars one feature in common - the rofit motive. Entrepreneurship is generally seen as contributing to the economic development of a country. However, it will be argued that entrepreneurship can be used for social policy, with economic policy a secondary issue. The discussion uses the United Arab Emirates as an example of the potential use of entrepreneurship a social policy.

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ID Code: 12039
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: United Arab Emirates, gender, UAE, entrepreneurship, public policy, labour market
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2007 Mervyn J. Morris
Deposited On: 17 Jan 2008 00:00
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2011 13:34

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