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Choice of Enterprise Form: Spain, 1886–1936

Timothy W Guinnane and Susana Mart�nez-Rodr�guez.

in The Journal of Law, Economics, and Organization

March 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour; Entrepreneurship; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations; Economic Development. 10560 words.

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Every new firm selects a legal form. Organizing as a corporation, a limited company, or a partnership shapes the firm’s access to capital markets, its...

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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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Drivers of Entrepreneurship and Post-entry Performance of Newborn Firms in Developing Countries

Francesco Quatraro and Marco Vivarelli.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2015; p ublished online November 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Economic Development. 12531 words.

The aim of this paper is to provide an updated survey of the “state of the art” in entrepreneurial studies with a particular focus on developing countries (DCs). In particular, the concept...

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Entrepreneurship capital and economic growth

David B. Audretsch.

in Oxford Review of Economic Policy

March 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Technological Change; Research and Development; Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Entrepreneurship. 7943 words.

This paper shows how and why the Solow growth accounting framework is useful for linking entrepreneurship capital to economic growth. The knowledge filter impedes the spillover of knowledge...

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Entry Regulation and the Formalization of Microenterprises in Developing Countries

Miriam Bruhn and David McKenzie.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Production and Organizations; Economic Development. 6595 words.

The majority of microenterprises in most developing countries remain informal despite more than a decade of reforms aimed at making it easier and cheaper for them to formalize. This paper...

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The evolution of entrepreneurial ecosystems and the critical role of migrants. A Phase-Model based on a Study of IT startups in the Greater Tel Aviv Area

Susann Schäfer and Sebastian Henn.

in Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society

June 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies; Entrepreneurship; Economic Development; International Factor Movements and International Business. 8823 words.

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Unlike existing studies on entrepreneurial ecosystems that focus on the internal dynamics of such systems, this article argues that entrepreneurial...

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Firm Dynamics, Productivity Growth, and Job Creation in Developing Countries: The Role of Micro- and Small Enterprises

Yue Li and Martín Rama.

in The World Bank Research Observer

February 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance; Demand and Supply of Labour; Production and Organizations; Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity; Entrepreneurship; Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behaviour. 12358 words.

The conventional wisdom on firm dynamics, productivity growth, and job creation in developing countries is based on data that, by design, excludes a vast number of micro- and small...

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Gender and the Business Environment for New Firm Creation

Leora F. Klapper and Simon C. Parker.

in The World Bank Research Observer

August 2011; p ublished online February 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Entrepreneurship; Demographic Economics; Other Economic Systems; Public Economics; Economic Development. 7456 words.

The authors summarize the extant literature on the relationship between gender and entrepreneurship. They note significant quantitative gender differences in business entry, with male-owned...

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Government policy, university strategy and the academic entrepreneur: the case of Queensland’s Smart State Institutes

Mark Dodgson and Jonathan Staggs.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2012; p ublished online March 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Technological Change; Research and Development; Entrepreneurship; Education and Research Institutions. 9214 words.

Significant new university initiatives are usually analysed from the perspectives of government policy, university strategy or the entrepreneurship of particular individuals, but rarely...

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