Chapter Title

The Value of Lawyers as Members of Entrepreneurial Teams

Document Type

Book Chapter

Abstract

A central goal of any economy is to achieve rapid and sustained growth. This cannot happen without continued innovation. This landmark Handbook brings together many of the world’s legal scholars to examine features of the legal infrastructure that affect both innovation and growth. Individual chapters explore different legal subject areas, in most cases offering recommendations for rule changes that could accelerate growth, primarily in the context of the US economy. The introductory chapter provides a framework for these discussions and explains why it is time for legal scholarship and research to move in that direction.

Publication Date

2011

Book Title

Handbook on Law, Innovation and Growth

ISBN

9781848441873

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