People’s participation in development Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

People’s participation in development Entrepreneurial Ecosystems

Development Sector, Entrepreneurship
A new article published in the journal of Entrepreneurship in Emerging Economies provides a case study from the Galapagos islands. Entitled “Entrepreneurial Ecosystems as contested spaces”, my article discusses entrepreneurship in a development context.  Ever since I first became a researcher in international development, I had always wanted to observe people’s participation in a local government setting along with the nature of people’s dialogue and way they are able to affect change through their participation.  As the COVID-19 pandemic hit the islands, I finally got my opportunity when the local government participatory development process was moved to a virtual environment. This meant that meetings were recorded in Zoom, and I was able to gain access to the recordings and the outputs produced by facilitators.The Galapagos islands have a Special Regime…
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