Universities’ Entrepreneurship Education and Regional Development: a Stakeholders’ Approach
Aminda do Paço () and
João Ferreira, Mário Raposo, Ricardo G. Rodrigues e Anabela Dinis
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Aminda do Paço: Departamento de Gestão e Economia, Universidade da Beira Interior
João Ferreira, Mário Raposo, Ricardo G. Rodrigues e Anabela Dinis: Departamento de Gestão e Economia, Universidade da Beira Interior
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Mário Lino Barata Raposo (),
Ricardo Gouveia Rodrigues (),
Anabela do Rosário Leitão Dinis () and
Joao Matos Ferreira
Working Papers de Gestão, Economia e Marketing (Management, Economics and Marketing Working Papers) from Universidade da Beira Interior, Departamento de Gestão e Economia (Portugal)
It is assumed that entrepreneurship education encourage the growth of new businesses, exploiting the entrepreneurial spirit within higher education sector. Additionally, entrepreneurship higher education is supposed to play a relevant role in the development of enterprising citizens and in the development regions through an ongoing process of knowledge creation and delivery. In this research we will explore what roles are attributed to entrepreneurship education in the literature with regard to regional development as well as the influence and relationship of the main intervening stakeholders. The aim is to present a conceptual model which integrate the contributions of both strands of literature and, at the same time, highlight the interplay between the several stakeholders involved in HEI’s entrepreneurship education and regional development.
Keywords: Entrepreneurship education; university; regional development; stakeholders (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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