Economic Theories of Entrepreneurship

What are the economic theories of entrepreneurship?


The following are a few economic theories of entrepreneurship or theories about entrepreneurship written by economists. There are likely more economic theories out there and we will add them when we find them.


Creative destruction theory

Uncertainty-bearing theory

Knowledge spillover theory

Transaction cost theory

X-efficiency theory

Resource scarcity theory

Prospect theory

Kirzner's alertness theory

Strategic disagreements

Jack of all trades theory

Agency theory

Agglomeration theory


Relevant questions: What are the economic theories of entrepreneurship? Which economic theories have been used to explain entrepreneurship phenomena?