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Sameeksha Desai

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First Name:Sameeksha
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Last Name:Desai
RePEc Short-ID:pde354


School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Indiana University

Bloomington, Indiana (United States)
RePEc:edi:spiiuus (more details at EDIRC)

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Working papers

  1. Braunerhjelm, Pontus & Desai, Sameeksha & Eklund, Johan E., 2015. "Regulation, firm dynamics and entrepreneurship," Working Paper Series in Economics and Institutions of Innovation 405, Royal Institute of Technology, CESIS - Centre of Excellence for Science and Innovation Studies.
  2. Guerzoni, Marco & Aldridge, Taylor & Audretsch, David B & Sameeksha, Desai, 2012. "University Knowledge, Originality of Patents and the Creation of New Industries," Department of Economics and Statistics Cognetti de Martiis LEI & BRICK - Laboratory of Economics of Innovation "Franco Momigliano", Bureau of Research in Innovation, Complexity and Knowledge, Collegio 201219, University of Turin.
  3. Desai, Sameeksha & Eklund, Johan E. & Högberg, Andreas, 2009. "Promarket Reforms and Allocation of Capital in India," Ratio Working Papers 146, The Ratio Institute.
  4. Sameeksha Desai, 2009. "Measuring Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries," WIDER Working Paper Series RP2009-10, World Institute for Development Economic Research (UNU-WIDER).
  5. Utz Weitzel & Diemo Urbig & Sameeksha Desai & Zoltan Acs & Mark Sanders, 2009. "The Good, the Bad, and the Talented: Entrepreneurial Talent and Other-Regarding Behavior," Jena Economic Research Papers 2009-066, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  6. Eklund, Johan E. & Desai, Sameeksha, 2008. "A Methodological Note on Measuring the Functional Efficiency of Capital Markets," Ratio Working Papers 121, The Ratio Institute.
  7. Zoltan J. Acs & Sameeksha Desai & Leora Klapper, 2008. "What Does "Entrepreneurship" Data Really Show?," Jena Economic Research Papers 2008-007, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  8. Johan E. Eklund & Sameeksha Desai, 2008. "Ownership, Economic Entrenchment and Allocation of Capital," Jena Economic Research Papers 2008-012, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  9. Acs,Zoltan J. & Desai,Sameeksha Vishvanath & Klapper,Leora & Acs,Zoltan J. & Desai,Sameeksha Vishvanath & Klapper, Leora F, 2008. "What does"entrepreneurship"data really show ? a comparison of the global entrepreneurship monitor and World Bank group datasets," Policy Research Working Paper Series 4667, The World Bank.
  10. Johan E. Eklund & Sameeksha Desai, 2008. "Measuring the Functional Efficiency of Capital Markets," Jena Economic Research Papers 2008-051, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  11. Sameeksha Desai & Zoltan J. Acs, 2007. "A Theory of Destructive Entrepreneurship," Jena Economic Research Papers 2007-085, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  12. Zoltan J. Acs & David Audretsch & Ronnie J. Phillips & Sameeksha Desai, 2007. "The Entrepreneurship-Philanthropy Nexus: Nonmarket Source of American Entrepreneurial Capitalism," Papers on Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy 2007-09, Max Planck Institute of Economics, Entrepreneurship, Growth and Public Policy Group.
  13. Sameeksha Desai, 2007. "Post-conflict Microfinance: Assessment and Policy Notes for Iraq," Jena Economic Research Papers 2007-060, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.
  14. Zoltan J. Acs & Sameeksha Desai, 2007. "Democratic Capitalism and Philanthropy in a Global Economy," Jena Economic Research Papers 2007-056, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena.


  1. Sameeksha Desai, 2016. "Measuring entrepreneurship: Type, motivation, and growth," IZA World of Labor, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), pages 327-327, December.
  2. Pontus Braunerhjelm & Sameeksha Desai & Johan Eklund, 2015. "Regulation, firm dynamics and entrepreneurship," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 40(1), pages 1-11, August.
  3. David Audretsch & Maksim Belitski & Sameeksha Desai, 2015. "Entrepreneurship and economic development in cities," The Annals of Regional Science, Springer;Western Regional Science Association, vol. 55(1), pages 33-60, October.
  4. Guerzoni, Marco & Taylor Aldridge, T. & Audretsch, David B. & Desai, Sameeksha, 2014. "A new industry creation and originality: Insight from the funding sources of university patents," Research Policy, Elsevier, vol. 43(10), pages 1697-1706.
  5. Johan E. Eklund & Sameeksha Desai, 2014. "Ownership and Allocation of Capital: Evidence from 44 Countries," Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics (JITE), Mohr Siebeck, Tübingen, vol. 170(3), pages 427-452, September.
  6. T. Aldridge & David Audretsch & Sameeksha Desai & Venkata Nadella, 2014. "Scientist entrepreneurship across scientific fields," The Journal of Technology Transfer, Springer, vol. 39(6), pages 819-835, December.
  7. Sameeksha Desai & Zoltan J. Acs & Utz Weitzel, 2013. "A Model of Destructive Entrepreneurship," Journal of Conflict Resolution, Peace Science Society (International), vol. 57(1), pages 20-40, February.
  8. Sameeksha Desai & Johan Eklund & Andreas Högberg, 2011. "Pro-market reforms and allocation of capital in India," Journal of Financial Economic Policy, Emerald Group Publishing, vol. 3(2), pages 123-139, May.
  9. Acs, Zoltan & Audretsch, David & Desai, Sameeksha & Welpe, Isabell, 2010. "On experiments in entrepreneurship research," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 76(1), pages 1-2, October.
  10. Weitzel, Utz & Urbig, Diemo & Desai, Sameeksha & Sanders, Mark & Acs, Zoltan, 2010. "The good, the bad, and the talented: Entrepreneurial talent and selfish behavior," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 76(1), pages 64-81, October.
  11. Zoltan Acs & Sameeksha Desai & Leora Klapper, 2008. "What does “entrepreneurship” data really show?," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 31(3), pages 265-281, October.
  12. Zoltan Acs & Sameeksha Desai & Jolanda Hessels, 2008. "Entrepreneurship, economic development and institutions," Small Business Economics, Springer, vol. 31(3), pages 219-234, October.


  1. Roger R. Stough & Sameeksha Desai & Peter Nijkamp, 2011. "New Directions in Regional Economic Development: An Introduction," Chapters, in: Sameeksha Desai & Peter Nijkamp & Roger R. Stough (ed.), New Directions in Regional Economic Development, chapter 1, Edward Elgar Publishing.


  1. Sameeksha Desai & Peter Nijkamp & Roger R. Stough (ed.), 2011. "New Directions in Regional Economic Development," Books, Edward Elgar Publishing, number 13486.

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NEP is an announcement service for new working papers, with a weekly report in each of many fields. This author has had 16 papers announced in NEP. These are the fields, ordered by number of announcements, along with their dates. If the author is listed in the directory of specialists for this field, a link is also provided.
  1. NEP-ENT: Entrepreneurship (9) 2007-02-24 2007-07-13 2007-09-16 2007-11-24 2008-02-09 2008-09-13 2009-08-02 2009-08-08 2015-05-22. Author is listed
  2. NEP-CWA: Central & Western Asia (4) 2007-09-16 2007-09-16 2009-11-21 2010-01-30
  3. NEP-CFN: Corporate Finance (3) 2008-04-15 2008-05-17 2008-06-21
  4. NEP-CSE: Economics of Strategic Management (3) 2009-11-21 2013-06-04 2015-05-22
  5. NEP-DEV: Development (3) 2008-09-13 2009-08-02 2009-11-21
  6. NEP-HIS: Business, Economic & Financial History (3) 2007-02-24 2007-07-13 2007-09-16
  7. NEP-KNM: Knowledge Management & Knowledge Economy (3) 2007-02-24 2007-07-13 2013-06-04
  8. NEP-SBM: Small Business Management (3) 2009-08-02 2009-08-08 2015-05-22
  9. NEP-CBE: Cognitive & Behavioural Economics (2) 2007-07-13 2009-08-08
  10. NEP-HRM: Human Capital & Human Resource Management (2) 2007-11-24 2009-08-08
  11. NEP-INO: Innovation (2) 2007-11-24 2013-06-04
  12. NEP-SOC: Social Norms & Social Capital (2) 2007-07-13 2007-11-24
  13. NEP-BEC: Business Economics (1) 2015-05-22
  14. NEP-EXP: Experimental Economics (1) 2009-08-08
  15. NEP-FMK: Financial Markets (1) 2008-06-21
  16. NEP-IPR: Intellectual Property Rights (1) 2013-06-04
  17. NEP-MFD: Microfinance (1) 2007-09-16
  18. NEP-REG: Regulation (1) 2015-05-22
  19. NEP-TID: Technology & Industrial Dynamics (1) 2013-06-04


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