The Internationalization of Science and its Influence on Academic Entrepreneurship
AbstractWe conjecture that the mobility of academic scientists increases the propensity of such agents to engage in academic entrepreneurship. Our empirical analysis is based on a survey of researchers at the Max Planck Society in Germany. We find that mobile scientists are more likely to become nascent entrepreneurs. Thus, it appears that citizenship and foreign-education are important determinants of the early stages of academic entrepreneurship.
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Date of creation: 02 Apr 2009
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Academic Entrepreneurship; Human Capital; Scientific Mobility; Knowledge Transfer; Immigrant Entrepreneurship;
Other versions of this item:
- Stefan Krabel & Donald Siegel & Viktor Slavtchev, 2012. "The internationalization of science and its influence on academic entrepreneurship," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, vol. 37(2), pages 192-212, April.
- Donald Siegel & Stefan Krabel & Viktor Slavtchev, 2009. "The Internationalization of Science and its Influence on Academic Entrepreneurship," Working Papers 3, Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies (JIMS).
- L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship
- O31 - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth - - Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2009-04-13 (All new papers)
- NEP-EDU-2009-04-13 (Education)
- NEP-ENT-2009-04-13 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-HRM-2009-04-13 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-INO-2009-04-13 (Innovation)
- NEP-MIG-2009-04-13 (Economics of Human Migration)
- NEP-SOG-2009-04-13 (Sociology of Economics)
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