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Early-stage entrepreneurial aspirations in efficiency-driven economies

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  • Pete, Stefan

    () (Babe􀃺-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)

  • Nagy, Agnes

    () (Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)

  • Matis, Dumitru

    () (Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)

  • Gyorfy, Lehel Zoltan

    () (Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)

  • Benyovszki, Annamaria

    () (Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)

  • Petru, Tunde Petra

    () (Babes-Bolyai University, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration)

Abstract

The aim of this article is to identify the influencing factors of early-stage entrepreneurial aspirations in efficiency-driven economies based on Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Adult Population Survey (APS) database for the year 2008. Within the entrepreneurial aspirations the innovativeness of entrepreneurial businesses and the job growth expectations were studied.

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  • Pete, Stefan & Nagy, Agnes & Matis, Dumitru & Gyorfy, Lehel Zoltan & Benyovszki, Annamaria & Petru, Tunde Petra, 2011. "Early-stage entrepreneurial aspirations in efficiency-driven economies," Journal for Economic Forecasting, Institute for Economic Forecasting, vol. 0(2), pages 5-18, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:rjr:romjef:v::y:2011:i:2:p:5-18
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    Keywords

    early-stage entrepreneur; entrepreneurial aspirations; Global Entrepreneurship Monitor.;

    JEL classification:

    • M13 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - New Firms; Startups
    • J24 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Human Capital; Skills; Occupational Choice; Labor Productivity

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