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International entrepreneurship research in emerging economies: A critical review and research agenda

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  • Kiss, Andreea N.
  • Danis, Wade M.
  • Cavusgil, S. Tamer
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    This article systematically reviews and critically examines international entrepreneurship research in emerging economies (IEEE research), and articulates its importance, timeliness and relevance in consideration of the growing influence of emerging markets in the global economy. A systematic analysis of eighty-eight journal articles published over the last two decades reveals that IEEE research is a vibrant and rapidly growing stream of the broader international entrepreneurship (IE) domain, and that it is methodologically and topically diverse. Our review also shows that IEEE research has a limited presence in premier journals, is highly skewed in its geographic coverage, and is somewhat fragmented. We therefore inventory and critically evaluate the extant IEEE research with the aim of increasing its quality, coherence, scope, and impact. On the basis of our critique, we develop an ambitious research agenda that addresses a number of emergent global phenomena and raises exciting new questions for scholars in entrepreneurship, international business, and other related disciplines.

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    Volume (Year): 27 (2012)
    Issue (Month): 2 ()
    Pages: 266-290

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:jbvent:v:27:y:2012:i:2:p:266-290
    DOI: 10.1016/j.jbusvent.2011.09.004
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