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Determinants of Successful Entrepreneurship

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  • Gerrit de Wit
  • Niels Bosma
  • Mirjam van Praag

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Ondernemerschap staat hoog in de belangstelling van wetenschappers en beleidsmakers. Bij het stimuleren van ondernemerschap is het van belang onderscheid te kunnen maken tussen degenen die na het starten van hun bedrijf succes zullen hebben als ondernemer en degenen die vroegtijdig zullen moeten afhaken. De resultaten van de ondernemers worden gevat in drie maten van succes, te weten de behaalde winst, de gecreëerde werkgelegenheid en de overlevingsduur van het bedrijf. De effecten van determinanten op het behaalde resultaat kunnen hierbij verschillen per succesmaat. De onderscheiden determinanten worden gecategoriseerd in human capital, financial capital, social capital en enkele controlevariabelen. Tevens worden strategieën van ondernemers om op de hoogte te blijven met bedrijfsrelevante ontwikkelingen onderscheiden.

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Paper provided by EIM Business and Policy Research in its series Scales Research Reports with number H200002.

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Length: 40 pages
Date of creation: 20 Jun 2000
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Handle: RePEc:eim:papers:h200002

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  1. Glenn C. Loury, 1976. "A Dynamic Theory of Racial Income Differences," Discussion Papers 225, Northwestern University, Center for Mathematical Studies in Economics and Management Science.
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  1. Boris F. Blumberg & Wilko A. Letterie, 2008. "Business Starters and Credit Rationing," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 30(2), pages 187-200, February.
  2. Isabel Grilo & Roy Thurik, 2004. "Determinants of entrepreneurship in Europe," Papers on Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy 2004-30, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy Group.
  3. Jeroen de Jong & Sander Wennekers, 2008. "Intrapreneurship; Conceptualizing entrepreneurial employee behaviour," Scales Research Reports H200802, EIM Business and Policy Research.
  4. Sander Wennekers & Roy Thurik & Andr� van Stel & Niels Noorderhaven, 2003. "Uncertainty Avoidance and the Rate of Business Ownership across 22 OECD Countries, 1976-2000," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 03-089/3, Tinbergen Institute, revised 01 Sep 2004.
  5. Boris F. Blumberg & Gerard A. Pfann, 2001. "Social Capital and the Uncertainty Reduction of Self-Employment," Working Papers 0112, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago.
  6. Ruta Aidis, 2002. "Why don't we see more Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in Lithuania?," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 02-038/2, Tinbergen Institute.
  7. Ingrid Verheul & Sander Wennekers & David Audretsch & Roy Thurik, 2001. "An Eclectic Theory of Entrepreneurship: Policies, Institutions and Culture," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 01-030/3, Tinbergen Institute.
  8. C. Gorter, 2000. "Migrant Entrepreneurs in East Indonesia: A Schumpeterian Perspective," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 00-082/3, Tinbergen Institute.
  9. Yvonne Bernardt & Joris Meijaard & Richard Kerste, 2002. "Spin-off start-ups in the Netherlands," Scales Research Reports B200106, EIM Business and Policy Research.
  10. Ruta Aidis, 2003. "Entrepreneurship and Economic Transition," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 03-015/2, Tinbergen Institute.
  11. Joop Hartog & Ada Ferrer-i-Carbonell & Nicole Jonker, 2000. "On a Simple Survey Measure of Individual Risk Aversion," Tinbergen Institute Discussion Papers 00-074/3, Tinbergen Institute.
  12. Metzger, Georg, 2006. "Once bitten, twice shy? The performance of entrepreneurial restarts," ZEW Discussion Papers 06-83, ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research.
  13. Cramer, J. S. & Hartog, J. & Jonker, N. & Van Praag, C. M., 2002. "Low risk aversion encourages the choice for entrepreneurship: an empirical test of a truism," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 48(1), pages 29-36, May.

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