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The good, the bad, and the talented: Entrepreneurial talent and selfish behavior

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  • Weitzel, Utz
  • Urbig, Diemo
  • Desai, Sameeksha
  • Sanders, Mark
  • Acs, Zoltan

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Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization.

Volume (Year): 76 (2010)
Issue (Month): 1 (October)
Pages: 64-81

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Handle: RePEc:eee:jeborg:v:76:y:2010:i:1:p:64-81

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Keywords: Selfishness Altruism Fairness Benevolence Inequity aversion Dictator game Entrepreneurship Talent Creativity Experiment;

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Cited by:
  1. Urbig, Diemo & Weitzel, Utz & Rosenkranz, Stephanie & Witteloostuijn, Arjen van, 2012. "Exploiting opportunities at all cost? Entrepreneurial intent and externalities," Journal of Economic Psychology, Elsevier, vol. 33(2), pages 379-393.
  2. Caliendo, Marco & Kritikos, Alexander S., 2011. "Searching for the Entrepreneurial Personality: New Evidence and Avenues for Further Research," IZA Discussion Papers 5790, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
  3. Mayer-Haug, Katrin & Read, Stuart & Brinckmann, Jan & Dew, Nicholas & Grichnik, Dietmar, 2013. "Entrepreneurial talent and venture performance: A meta-analytic investigation of SMEs," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 42(6), pages 1251-1273.

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