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Who walks out? Entrepreneurship in a global economy

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Modern entrepreneurially driven capitalism is embedded in a global economy. Crucially, in this environment entrepreneurship must be viewed as a mobile resource. Entrepreneurs can thus “vote-with-their-feet” when deciding where to establish their businesses. The institutional context for entrepreneurship is a key determinant of an agent's decision to migrate. In this paper we put forward a new framework for an examination of the relationship between institutional quality and entrepreneurship. We then offer an exploration on the problem of entrepreneurship in an economy that is open to the international movement of goods and services, capital and, above all, labor, especially talented labor.

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  • Couyoumdjian, Juan Pablo, 2012. "Who walks out? Entrepreneurship in a global economy," International Review of Law and Economics, Elsevier, vol. 32(1), pages 158-165.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:irlaec:v:32:y:2012:i:1:p:158-165
    DOI: 10.1016/j.irle.2011.12.001
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    Keywords

    Entrepreneurship; Voting-with-the-feet; Institutions;
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    JEL classification:

    • J61 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Mobility, Unemployment, Vacancies, and Immigrant Workers - - - Geographic Labor Mobility; Immigrant Workers
    • D02 - Microeconomics - - General - - - Institutions: Design, Formation, Operations, and Impact
    • H1 - Public Economics - - Structure and Scope of Government

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