Part I: Setting the Stage for International Research in Entrepreneurship:.
1. Learning Together: National Differences in Entrepreneurship Research: Howard Aldrich.
2. Conceptual and Empirical Challenges in the Study of Firm Growth: Per Davidson and Johan Wiklund.
3. The Intersection of Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management Research: Michael Hitt and R. Duane.
4. Research Mimicking Policy: Entrepreneurship/Small Business Policy Research in the United States: William Dennis Jr.
Part II: Government Impacts on Entrepreneurship:.
5. SME Policy in Europe: Dennis De.
6. Entrepreneurship in Germany: David Audretsch.
7. Regulatory Policies and their Impact on SMEs in Europe: The Case of Administrative Burdens: Robert van der Horst, Andre Nijsen and Selcuk Gulhan.
8. The Climate for Entrepreneurship in European Countries in Transition: Josef Mugler.
9. Six Steps to Heaven: Evaluating the Impact of Public Policies to Support Small Businesses in Developed Economics: David Storey.
Part III: Financing Growth:.
10. Financing Growth: Recent Developments in the European Scene: Rik Donckels.
11. Informal Venture Capital and the Financing of Emergent Growth Businesses: Colin Mason and Richard Harrison.
12. Venture Capital and Growth: Sophie Manigart and Harry Sapienza.
13. Venture Capital Financing of Entrepreneurship: Theory, Empirical Evidence and a Research Agenda: Raphael Amit, James Brander and Christoph Zott.
Part IV: Achieving Growth: Internal and External Approaches:.
14. Entrepreneurial Teams and Venture Growth: Sue Birley and Simon Stockley.
15. Management Growth Transitions: Theoretical Perspectives and Research Directions: J.B. (Ben) Arbaugh and S. Michael Camp.
16. Growth of Technology-Based New Firms: Erkko Autio.
17. Entrepreneurship and High-Technology Clusters: Arnold Cooper and Timothy Folta.
18. Networking and Entrepreneurial Growth: Bengt Johannisson.
19. Strategic Alliances as Vehicles for International Growth: Mark Weaver.
20. An Entrepreneurial Slant to Franchise Research: Frank Hoy, John Stanworth and David Purdy.
21. Remaining Issues and Suggestions for Further Research.
Hans Landstrom Professor of Business Administration at Halmstad University, Sweden.