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Ability or Finances as Constraints on Entrepreneurship? Evidence from Survival Rates in a Natural Experiment

Steffen Andersen and Kasper Meisner Nielsen.

in The Review of Financial Studies

December 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Entrepreneurship; Business and Management. 11199 words.

We use a natural experiment in Denmark to test the hypothesis that aspiring entrepreneurs face financial constraints because of low entrepreneurial quality. We identify 304 constrained...

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An Analysis of Regional Economic Growth in the U.S. Midwest

Daniel C. Monchuk, John A. Miranowski, Dermot J. Hayes and Bruce A. Babcock.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Household Analysis; Entrepreneurship; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Public Economics; Agricultural Economics. 9448 words.

In this paper, we examine more closely some of the forces that underlie economic growth at the county level. In an effort to describe a much more comprehensive regional economic growth...

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Capital constraints and the performance of entrepreneurial firms in Vietnam

Hien Thu Tran and Enrico Santarelli.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

June 2014; p ublished online August 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Entrepreneurship; Investment Banking; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 13747 words.

Entrepreneurship has been among the key driving forces of the emergence of a dynamic private sector during the recent decades in Vietnam. This article addresses for Vietnam the questions...

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Clusters, entrepreneurial ecosystem co-creation, and appropriability: a conceptual framework

Christos Pitelis.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

December 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance. 11080 words.

Extant literature on clusters underplays the role of entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial management in creating and co-creating organizations, markets, and supporting ecosystems. We employ...

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Cognitive Aspects of Entrepreneurship: Decision-Making and Attitudes to Risk

Nigel Wadeson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship

May 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 9400 words.

This article reviews literature on the study of the cognition of entrepreneurs, and how this affects their attitudes to risk. The review begins with the heuristics and biases approach....

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Competence and commitment: employer size and entrepreneurial endurance

Jesper B. Sørensen and Damon J. Phillips.

in Industrial and Corporate Change

October 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Production and Organizations. 9709 words.

Most entrepreneurs emanate from established firms, but the impact of these employment histories on entrepreneurial outcomes is poorly understood. We argue that work experiences in the prior...

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The Consequences of Entrepreneurial Finance: Evidence from Angel Financings

William R. Kerr, Josh Lerner and Antoinette Schoar.

in The Review of Financial Studies

January 2014; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainy; Investment Banking; Entrepreneurship; Business and Management; Technological Change; Research and Development. 15205 words.

This article documents the fact that ventures funded by two successful angel groups experience superior outcomes to rejected ventures: They have improved survival, exits, employment,...

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Constructing entrepreneurial advantage: consensus building, technological uncertainty and emerging industries

Nichola Lowe and Maryann Feldman.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

July 2008; p ublished online July 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Regulation and Industrial Policy; Entrepreneurship; Technological Change; Research and Development; Economic Development. 11554 words.

In 1976, Cambridge, MA, and Berkeley, CA, responded to concerns about the environmental effects of recombinant DNA by adopting identical biosafety ordinances. This paper explores the...

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Corporate Venture Capital: Past Evidence and Future Directions

Gary Dushnitsky.

in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship

May 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship. 17058 words.

This article reviews the academic literature on corporate venture capital, that is, minority equity investments by established corporations in privately-held entrepreneurial ventures. It...

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Definitions, Diversity and Development: Key Debates in Family Business Research

Carole Howorth, Mary Rose and Eleanor Hamilton.

in The Oxford Handbook of Entrepreneurship

May 2008; p ublished online September 2009 .

Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Organizational Theory and Behaviour. 10025 words.

This article begins with an examination of definitions of family firms. The debate about what constitutes a family firm is every bit as complex as the definition of an entrepreneur. This...

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