"Entrepreneurs out of Necessity": A Snapshot
Abstract"Entrepreneurs out of necessity" identified by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor survey are a sizeable group across countries. They tend to have low education, run smaller firms, expect their firms to grow less, but are likely to stay in the market. This evidence is a challenge for existing theories of heterogeneous firms.
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Length: 15 pages
Date of creation: Apr 2010
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Publication status: published in: Applied Economics Letters, 2013, 20 (7), 658-663
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- L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship
- O40 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity - - - General
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- NEP-ALL-2010-05-02 (All new papers)
- NEP-BEC-2010-05-02 (Business Economics)
- NEP-ENT-2010-05-02 (Entrepreneurship)
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