Social Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development : Focusing on Government-driven Social Enterprises in South Korea

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dc.contributor.author 도수관 -
dc.contributor.author 장덕희 -
dc.contributor.author Hans Westlund -
dc.date.accessioned 2020-07-15T13:33:51Z -
dc.date.available 2020-07-15T13:33:51Z -
dc.date.created 2020-02-11 -
dc.date.issued 2017-11-09 -
dc.identifier.uri https://sciwatch.kiost.ac.kr/handle/2020.kiost/23599 -
dc.description.abstract This study aims to empirically examine the relationship between social entrepreneurship and regional economic development, focusing on government-driven social enterprises in South Korea. Results from panel regression models indicate that social entrepreneurship measured as the number of government-driven social enterprises has a positive relationship with regional economic development. As claimed in numerous previous studies on regional economic development, results of this study also indicate that physical capital, human capital, knowledge capital, and entrepreneurship are all significant and important factors shaping regional economic output. The results suggest a new direction for policy that focuses on instruments to promote social entrepreneurship. Thus, local governments especially need to make efforts to promote job creation in social enterprises because they possess the ability to efficiently respond to the immediate needs of local social enterprises. These government-driven social enterprises can be contributable to regional economic development through creating new jobs in South Korea.ocial entrepreneurship measured as the number of government-driven social enterprises has a positive relationship with regional economic development. As claimed in numerous previous studies on regional economic development, results of this study also indicate that physical capital, human capital, knowledge capital, and entrepreneurship are all significant and important factors shaping regional economic output. The results suggest a new direction for policy that focuses on instruments to promote social entrepreneurship. Thus, local governments especially need to make efforts to promote job creation in social enterprises because they possess the ability to efficiently respond to the immediate needs of local social enterprises. These government-driven social enterprises can be contributable to regional economic development through creating new jobs in South Korea. -
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dc.language English -
dc.publisher NARSC -
dc.relation.isPartOf NARSC -
dc.title Social Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development : Focusing on Government-driven Social Enterprises in South Korea -
dc.type Conference -
dc.citation.conferencePlace US -
dc.citation.endPage 20 -
dc.citation.title NARSC -
dc.contributor.alternativeName 장덕희 -
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation NARSC -
dc.description.journalClass 1 -
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