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The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Maria Minniti (ed.)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Why are some individuals more entrepreneurial than others? What types of institutional environments are more conducive to entrepreneurship? Does entrepreneurship contribute to the growth of a ... More


Is Hong Kong Entrepreneurship Declining?

Wenbin Sun and Siu-lun Wong

in Hong Kong Mobile: Making a Global Population

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789622099180
eISBN:
9789882206984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099180.003.0012
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter examines the relationship between entrepreneurship and a particular kind of education process termed credentialism. An entrepreneurial spirit is essential to the dynamism of a commercial ... More


Excess Entry and Entrepreneurial Decisions: The Role of Overconfidence

Philipp Koellinger, Maria Minniti, and Christian Schade

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Overconfidence is one of the most pervasive biases in human behavior and has been offered as an explanation for the high failure rates of start‐ups. Recent works, however, have shown that excess ... More


Understanding the Gender Gap in Entrepreneurship: A Multicountry Examination

I. Elaine Allen and Nan S. Langowitz

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines female early-stage entrepreneurial activity across thirty-nine countries, using data on two time periods, 2003 to 2005 and 2006 to 2008. The chapter confirms the existence of a ... More


Defining and Identifying Family Entrepreneurship: A New View of Entrepreneurs

Ramona K. Zachary, Edward G. Rogoff, and Ivory Phinisee

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter focuses on the importance of the family context from which entrepreneurial behaviors emerge. The importance, role and definitions relative to families and entrepreneurship are explored ... More


Investor Altruism: Financial Returns from Informal Investments in Businesses Owned by Relatives, Friends, and Strangers

William D. Bygrave and Niels Bosma

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Agency and altruism theory are combined to develop a framework explaining expected returns on informal investments in fifty-four countries that participated in GEM in either 2007 or 2008 or both. The ... More


The Contribution of Migrants and Ethnic Minorities to Entrepreneurship in the United Kingdom

Jonathan Levie and Mark Hart

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0006
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter compares the entrepreneurial attitudes, activity and aspiration of a representative sample of over 38,000 individuals in the United Kingdom. White life-long residents are found to have ... More


Entrepreneurship in World Cities

Zoltan Acs, Niels Bosma, and Rolf Sternberg

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Entrepreneurs are of key importance in translating creativity into economic output. Consequently the urban dimension of entrepreneurship is a subject of great interest. This chapter sets out a ... More


Interregional Disparities, Entrepreneurship, and EU Regional Policy

Rolf Sternberg

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Entrepreneurship is the target of various policy instruments at different geographical levels. In fact, the aim of several EU regional policies is to support those regions that lag behind the EU ... More


Entrepreneurship in Transition Economies: The Role of Institutions and Generational Change

Saul Estrin and Tomasz Mickiewicz

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

Transition economies have lower rates of entrepreneurship than most developed and developing market economies. The difference is even more marked in the countries of the former Soviet Union than ... More


Poverty and Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

José Ernesto Amorós and Oscar Cristi

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter analyzes the relationship between poverty and entrepreneurship. Previous works have argued that only growth oriented entrepreneurs have a tangible effect on aggregate economic activity. ... More


Ambitious Entrepreneurship, High-Growth Firms, and Macroeconomic Growth

Erik Stam, Chantal Hartog, André van Stel, and Roy Thurik

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter examines the impact of ambitious entrepreneurship (entrepreneurs expecting to grow their firm) and established high-growth firms (firms that have actually realized high growth rates) on ... More


High-Aspiration Entrepreneurship

Erkko Autio

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter analyzes the prevalence of high-aspiration entrepreneurs at both the country and individual level. The descriptive analysis reveals significant variation in high-aspiration ... More


Entrepreneurship and the Decision to Export

Kent Jones and Megan McDonald Way

in The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Data

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199580866
eISBN:
9780191728716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199580866.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

What motivates entrepreneurs to export? The chapter looks at cross-country, cross-industry data focusing on firm stage and the innovativeness of products and technology to find how these ... More


Chemists Who Work for the National Labs or Other Federal Agencies

Jeannette E. Brown

in African American Women Chemists in the Modern Era

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190615178
eISBN:
9780197559673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190615178.003.0009
Subject:
Chemistry, History of Chemistry

Dr. Patricia Carter Sluby (Fig. 5.1) is a primary patent examiner retired from the US Patent and Trademark Office and formerly a registered patent agent. She is also ... More


The Shortgrass Steppe and Ecosystem Modeling

William J. Parton and Stephen J. Del Grosso

in Ecology of the Shortgrass Steppe: A Long-Term Perspective

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195135824
eISBN:
9780197561638
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195135824.003.0019
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

Ecological modeling has played a key role in scientific investigations of the SGS LTER during the past several decades. The SGS LTER site, focused ... More


Development: Human and Economic Dimensions

Hemlata Joshi

in Economic Geography: Volume 2: Urbanization, Industry, and Development

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199458424
eISBN:
9780199086764
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199458424.003.0011
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

The Human Development Index (HDI) developed by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is often regarded as an alternative to income-based measure of welfare. It is based on three indicators: ... More


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