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Early-stage entrepreneurial aspirations in efficiency-driven economies

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  • Pete, Stefan

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    (Babe􀃺-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)

  • Nagy, Agnes

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    (Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)

  • Matis, Dumitru

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    (Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)

  • Gyorfy, Lehel Zoltan

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    (Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)

  • Benyovszki, Annamaria

    ()
    (Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)

  • Petru, Tunde Petra

    ()
    (Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)

Abstract

The aim of this article is to identify the influencing factors of early-stage entrepreneurial aspirations in efficiency-driven economies based on Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Adult Population Survey (APS) database for the year 2008. Within the entrepreneurial aspirations the innovativeness of entrepreneurial businesses and the job growth expectations were studied.

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Article provided by Institute for Economic Forecasting in its journal Romanian Journal for Economic Forecasting.

Volume (Year): (2011)
Issue (Month): 2 (June)
Pages: 5-18

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Handle: RePEc:rjr:romjef:v::y:2011:i:2:p:5-18

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Keywords: early-stage entrepreneur; entrepreneurial aspirations; Global Entrepreneurship Monitor.;

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  1. Claudia Álvarez & David Urbano & José Amorós, 2014. "GEM research: achievements and challenges," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 42(3), pages 445-465, March.

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