Where is Silicon Valley?

  title={Where is Silicon Valley?},
  author={Jorge Guzman and Scott Stern},
  pages={606 - 609}
Forecasting and mapping entrepreneurial quality Although economists, politicians, and business leaders have long emphasized the importance of entrepreneurship (1, 2), defining and characterizing entrepreneurship has been elusive (3, 4). Researchers have been unable to systematically connect the type of high-impact entrepreneurship found in regions such as Silicon Valley with the overall incidence of entrepreneurship in the population (5–7). This has important implications: Researchers arrive at… 

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  • Economics
  • 2020
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