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Entrepreneur opportunity costs and intended venture growth

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Volume (Year): 21 (2006)
Issue (Month): 5 (September)
Pages: 610-632

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  1. Teruel Carrizosa, Mercedes & De Wit, Gerrit, 2011. "Determinants of high-growth firms:why do some countries have more high-growth firms than others?," Working Papers, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Department of Economics 2072/179670, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Department of Economics.
  2. Ashish Arora & Anand Nandkumar, 2009. "Cash-out or flame-out! Opportunity cost and entrepreneurial strategy: Theory, and evidence from the information security industry," NBER Working Papers 15532, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  3. Ingrid Verheul & Linda van Mil, 2008. "What Determines the Growth Ambition of Dutch Early-Stage Entrepreneurs?," Scales Research Reports, EIM Business and Policy Research H200811, EIM Business and Policy Research.
  4. Anis Omri & Maha Ayadi-Frikha & Anissa Chaibi, 2014. "An Empirical Investigation of Factors Affecting Small Business Success," Working Papers, Department of Research, Ipag Business School 2014-506, Department of Research, Ipag Business School.
  5. Robert Fairlie & Aaron Chatterji, 2008. "High-Technology Entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley Opportunities and Opportunity Costs," Working Papers, NET Institute 08-04, NET Institute.
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  9. Cassar, Gavin, 2014. "Industry and startup experience on entrepreneur forecast performance in new firms," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 29(1), pages 137-151.
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  11. Douglas, Evan J., 2013. "Reconstructing entrepreneurial intentions to identify predisposition for growth," Journal of Business Venturing, Elsevier, Elsevier, vol. 28(5), pages 633-651.
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