Monday, January 2, 2012

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: A Model Based on Entrepreneur Development

This article proposes a person centered model for entrepreneurship, rather than one based on an idea or business plan. It analyzes the characteristics of entrepreneurship!development programs worldwide and presents a representative sample of best practices. On the basis of the main findings and lessons learned,we define the characteristics and components of a new mod el for entrepreneur development and present recommendations as to how to deploy the model in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).

Lorenzo Vicens and Sergio Grulló.Inter-American Development Bank Capital Markets and  Financial Institutions Division DISCUSSION PAPER No. IDB-DP-202.November 2011