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The internationalization of entrepreneurial firms from emerging economies: The roles of institutional transitions and market opportunities

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  • Jiatao Li

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    This paper examines the influence of institutional transitions and market opportunities in emerging economies on the internationalization of entrepreneurial firms from these economies. We conceptualize and examine a three-stage model of institutional transition in emerging economies, and their effects on the internationalization strategies of new venture firms. Propositions are developed in examining how the different stages of the institutional transition can influence the strategic choices for the internationalization of new venture firms. In responding to the calls for more research on institutions and international entrepreneurship, this paper is an attempt extending the linkages between the two to the context of emerging economies. The paper also has managerial implications for entrepreneurs and the associated policy implications in international entrepreneurship. Copyright Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of International Entrepreneurship.

    Volume (Year): 11 (2013)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 158-171

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:jinten:v:11:y:2013:i:2:p:158-171

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    Keywords: Internationalization; New ventures; Entrepreneurship; Institutional transition; Emerging economies;

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