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Drivers of Entrepreneurship and Post-Entry Performance of Newborn Firms in Developing Countries

  • Quatraro, Francesco

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    (University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis)

  • Vivarelli, Marco

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    (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore)

The aim of this paper is to provide an updated survey of the "state of the art" in entrepreneurial studies, with a particular focus on developing countries (DCs). In particular, the same concept of "entrepreneurship" will be critically discussed, then moving to the institutional, macroeconomic and microeconomic conditions affecting the entry of new firms and the post-entry performance of newborn firms.

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