The Entrepreneurial And Replication Function Of New Firm Formation
New firm formation is commonly seen as a representation of the entrepreneurial capacity of a region. However, there is also a group of new firms that is based on the replication of existing business practices rather than on the entrepreneurial introduction of new practices. Both groups of founding types have a role in the explanation of regional economic development. This paper displays the spatial and industry patterns of two types of new firm formation representing each function: individual foundings and organisational foundings. Copyright (c) 2007 by the Royal Dutch Geographical Society KNAG.
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Volume (Year): 98 (2007)
Issue (Month): 5 (December)
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