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Waiting to start a business venture. Empirical evidence on the determinants

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  • Dirk Oberschachtsiek

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In this paper, we study the determinants of waiting to start a venture creation process based on data from administrative data sources. Using survival modeling techniques, we find support for the idea that regional economic conditions have a significant but complex effect on the delay of entries.

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  • Dirk Oberschachtsiek, 2014. "Waiting to start a business venture. Empirical evidence on the determinants," Working Paper Series in Economics 293, University of Lüneburg, Institute of Economics.
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    1. Courtenay Atwell, 2015. "The Franchisee as a Consumer: Determining the Optimal Duration of Pre-Contractual Disclosure," Journal of Consumer Policy, Springer, vol. 38(4), pages 457-489, December.

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    Keywords

    waiting time periods; self-employment; duration model;

    JEL classification:

    • M13 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Business Administration - - - New Firms; Startups
    • C41 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics - - - Duration Analysis; Optimal Timing Strategies

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