Creativity and Entrepreneurship: A Regional Analysis of New Firm Formation
AbstractUnderstanding the factors that promote or mitigate new firm birth is crucial to regional economic development efforts, since a high level of new firm creation significantly contributes to regional economic vitality and is a major signal of a dynamic economy. The literature suggest that various factors such as unemployment, population density/growth, industrial structure, human capital, the availability of financing, and entrepreneurial characteristics significantly influence regional variation in new firm birth rates.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Max Planck Institute of Economics, Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy Group in its series Papers on Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy with number 2004-17.
Length: 24 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2004
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- Sam Youl Lee & Richard Florida & Zoltan Acs, 2004. "Creativity and Entrepreneurship: A Regional Analysis of New Firm Formation," Regional Studies, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 38(8), pages 879-891.
- NEP-ALL-2004-06-02 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENT-2004-06-02 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-INO-2004-06-02 (Innovation)
- NEP-URE-2004-06-02 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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