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Why Entrepreneur Overconfidence Affect Its Project Financial Capability: Evidence From Tunisia Using The Bayesian Network Method

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  • Salima TAKTAK

    () (University of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia)

  • Mohamed Ali AZOUZI

    () (University of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia)

  • Mohamed TRIKI

    () (University of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia)

Abstract

This article discusses the effect of the entrepreneur’s profile on financing his creative project. It analyzes the impact of overconfidence on improving perceptions financing capacity of the project. To analyze this relationship we used networks as Bayesian data analysis method. Our sample is composed of 200 entrepreneurs. Our results show a high level of entrepreneur’s overconfidence positively affects the evaluation of financing capacity of the project.

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  • Salima TAKTAK & Mohamed Ali AZOUZI & Mohamed TRIKI, 2013. "Why Entrepreneur Overconfidence Affect Its Project Financial Capability: Evidence From Tunisia Using The Bayesian Network Method," Business Excellence and Management, Faculty of Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 3(2), pages 61-84, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:bemann:v:3:y:2013:i:2:p:61-84
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    Keywords

    Overconfidence; Behavioral biases; Entrepreneurship; Funding decision Bayesian networks;

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    • L26 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Entrepreneurship

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