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Mediterranean Quarterly (2012) 23 (3): 98–114.
Published: 01 September 2012
... is no exception. Entrepreneurship is an important eco- nomic phenomenon, increasingly addressed in social science research. Gov- ernments all over the world attempt to implement policies in order to promote new venturing activities. But defining the word entrepreneur and establish- ing entrepreneurial...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 27–55.
Published: 01 September 2017
... is a function of policy image or issue redefinition. In policy making, problems, solutions, and justifications do not exist in a vacuum. They are the result of strategic framing processes in which policy entrepreneurs take advantage of material and ideational resources of their venues.3...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 130–133.
Published: 01 June 2000
... impact of these changes in Greece’s economy. Wallden sees some potential pitfalls, as well. In his view, there are some dangers lurk- ing on the horizon. Finding “easier outlets in the Balkans and the NIS [newly indepen- dent states Greek entrepreneurs may become...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 133–135.
Published: 01 June 2000
... view, there are some dangers lurk- ing on the horizon. Finding “easier outlets in the Balkans and the NIS [newly indepen- dent states Greek entrepreneurs may become complacent and take a more slack atti- tude toward quality and marketing rigor. Such developments...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2000) 11 (2): 136–137.
Published: 01 June 2000
... impact of these changes in Greece’s economy. Wallden sees some potential pitfalls, as well. In his view, there are some dangers lurk- ing on the horizon. Finding “easier outlets in the Balkans and the NIS [newly indepen- dent states Greek entrepreneurs may become...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (1): 102–115.
Published: 01 March 2006
... progress. Democracy, wrote Emma Rothschild, supported those freedoms that encouraged entrepreneur- ship and provided the personal security of property and person that were the requisite conditions for economic growth.8 This perception placed the progen- 4. National Development Framework...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2001) 12 (2): 1–7.
Published: 01 June 2001
... ing system, restructuring of the key sectors of the economy, acceleration of privatization, liberalization of trade, reform in agriculture, and changes in legislation designed to provide more favorable conditions for entrepreneur- ship, business, and investment...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2007) 18 (2): 67–84.
Published: 01 June 2007
.... It is credited with creating job opportunities, thus helping increase pros- perity. 2. It absorbs a significant number of workers, reducing unemployment. 3. It strengthens competitiveness by encouraging entrepreneurs to seek ways to reduce or avoid stringent and costly government regulations. 4...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (4): 64–82.
Published: 01 December 2014
... and land reform gained a lot of support among students; in Turkey the presence of international companies at the expense of local entrepreneurs was of central importance for most of the activists. In both cases the critical perception of traditional sociocultural conventions denied the penetration...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2011) 22 (2): 76–83.
Published: 01 June 2011
... enterprise: the middle class. For Greece, “middle class” means government employees, unionized professionals, and hard-­working entrepreneurs. These cannot escape the tax collector and are always looked upon by financiers as the solution to the crisis. This perception is historically accurate...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (2): 59–80.
Published: 01 June 2013
... by Bosniaks and Croats, the latter by ethnic Serbs. While external relations are formally centralized, the divided nature of the state complicates decision making. In 2010, Montenegro implemented a scheme under which an investment of €500,000 would allow entrepreneurs to acquire Montenegrin...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2017) 28 (3): 5–26.
Published: 01 September 2017
... with the previous government’s inadequacy, which led to the 2001 economic crisis.33 Class struggle was intertwined with identity poli- tics that divided the secularist state-­supported large conglomerates in Istan- bul and Izmir and the Islamist entrepreneurs of Anatolia. These businessmen in inner Turkey...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2014) 25 (2): 105–130.
Published: 01 June 2014
... with diasporic connections, entrepreneurs with an inter- national outlook, and those with more than an average education. Unlike the traditionalists, the reformers look west and draw intellectual energy from ancient Greek philosophy, the Enlightenment, and liberalism. They advocate for a market...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 109–111.
Published: 01 December 2013
... that many in the neomelodica community admire Berlusconi as a self-made entrepreneur and his ability to gain power and build significant wealth by engaging in morality- and law-stretching behavior that is very familiar indeed to the neomelodica performers in Naples. Interestingly, one of the key...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2013) 24 (4): 112–117.
Published: 01 December 2013
... of the Berlusconi-controlled media in Italy, as well as the notion, held by many, that artistic fame is the road to a happier and more fulfilled life. Pine notes that many in the neomelodica community admire Berlusconi as a self-made entrepreneur and his ability to gain power and build significant wealth...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2015) 26 (3): 18–28.
Published: 01 September 2015
...-­enrichment. Finally, a culture of entrenched interests, cronyism, and contempt for suc- cessful upstarts has smothered entrepreneurs, who for generations have fled Greece to become leading business figures all over the world. In the long term, Greece’s renowned classical heritage has also been...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 40–50.
Published: 01 September 2009
... was bought by Serbia’s Telekom for about 1 billion euro. • A Russian gas pipeline that is set to transit Serbia will have a Republika Srpska branch. • New highways are planned to connect the two Serbian republics. • Miroslav Miskovic, a Serbian entrepreneur, is building a shopping...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2004) 15 (4): 4–15.
Published: 01 December 2004
... entrepreneurs see an opportunity. These political activ- ists lobby incessantly for the rights of immigrants, and in their lexicon, that should include the right to vote. In Washington, DC, there is currently a legislative proposal before the city council, already endorsed by the mayor, to allow...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2009) 20 (3): 51–62.
Published: 01 September 2009
..., and it is difficult to imagine that any wholesale land settlement will solve this problem overnight. Second, and closely related to private ownership of property, is freedom of enterprise and choice. Freedom of enterprise ensures that entrepreneurs and private businesses are free to obtain and use economic...
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Mediterranean Quarterly (2006) 17 (3): 101–104.
Published: 01 September 2006
... into the butchers’ corrals enabling the Turkish government to fend off demands for Kurdish autonomy in southeast Turkey.” It may be possible for Syria to accomplish something along roughly the same lines. Much depends on how much capital can be made available to Kurdish entrepreneurs for their sell-off...