Entrepreneurship, risk perception and firm performance
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- M.A. Boermans & Daan Willebrands, 2017. "Entrepreneurship, risk perception and firm performance," Working Papers 17-04, Utrecht School of Economics.
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Keywordsrisk attitude; risk perception; risk propensity; entrepreneurship; business performance; Africa.;
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