Does Founders’ Human Capital Matter for Innovation? Evidence from Japanese Start-ups
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- Masatoshi Kato & Hiroyuki Okamuro & Yuji Honjo, 2011. "Does founders’ human capital matter for innovation? Evidence from Japanese start-ups," Discussion Paper Series 78, School of Economics, Kwansei Gakuin University, revised Dec 2011.
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KeywordsStart-up; Founder; Human capital; Innovations; R&D investment;
- L24 - Industrial Organization - - Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior - - - Contracting Out; Joint Ventures
- M13 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - New Firms; Startups
- O31 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights - - - Innovation and Invention: Processes and Incentives
NEP fieldsThis paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-01-03 (All new papers)
- NEP-CSE-2012-01-03 (Economics of Strategic Management)
- NEP-ENT-2012-01-03 (Entrepreneurship)
- NEP-HRM-2012-01-03 (Human Capital & Human Resource Management)
- NEP-INO-2012-01-03 (Innovation)
- NEP-SBM-2012-01-03 (Small Business Management)
- NEP-TID-2012-01-03 (Technology & Industrial Dynamics)
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