Institutions, Behaviors and Outcomes
Edited by Jean Bonnet, Marcus Dejardin and Domingo García-Pérez-De-Lema
Entrepreneurship is the engine of economic development, which in turn impacts upon the challenges facing future entrepreneurs. This timely book explores institutional, behavioural and policy issues of primary importance to understanding the entrepreneurial society. Topics covered include entrepreneurship in relation to formal and informal institutions; entrepreneurial choice, orientation and success; entrepreneurial behaviours; entrepreneurial finance, growth and economic crises; and entrepreneurship, social dimensions and outcomes.
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- Exploring the Entrepreneurial Society
- A journey into the entrepreneurial society
- Chapter 1: Understanding the drivers of an ‘entrepreneurial’ economy: lessons from Japan and the Netherlands
- Chapter 2: Hofstede’s cultural dimensions and modes of entry into entrepreneurship
- Chapter 3: Entrepreneurs using regulation as a source of opportunity: a study combining quantitative and qualitative approaches
- Chapter 4: Determinants of high-growth firms: why do some countries have more high-growth firms than others?
- Chapter 5: Institutions, entrepreneurship, and regional growth in Indonesia (1994–2010)
- Chapter 6: Sub-national market-supporting institutions and export behaviors
- Chapter 7: Are French industrial establishments equally sensitive to the local atmosphere? An analysis resting upon a panel of manufacturing plants over the period 2003–2010
- Chapter 8: The labor market and successful entrepreneurship
- Chapter 9: The relationship between knowledge management and innovation level in Mexican SMEs: empirical evidence
- Chapter 10: Entrepreneurial opportunity recognition and exploitation in academic spin-offs
- Chapter 11: Firm location choice in the New Economy: exploring the role of entrepreneurial work-lifestyles of neighbourhood entrepreneurs in the business location decision
- Chapter 12: How to explain gender differences in self-employment ratios: towards a socioeconomic approach
- Chapter 13: Entrepreneurship and Schumpeterian growth
- Chapter 14: Venture capital contracts and the institutional theory: differences between public and private Spanish venture capital firms
- Chapter 15: Exploring SMEs’ strategic response to the financial and economic crisis: empirical evidence from Catalonia
- Chapter 16: Does the financial crisis make SMEs reluctant to ask for finance in Luxembourg?
- Chapter 17: Self-employment and independent professionals: labour market transitions and myths of entrepreneurship
- Chapter 18: How distinct is social entrepreneurship from commercial entrepreneurship?
- Chapter 19: Self-employed people and pension: is old age poverty the inevitable dark side of an entrepreneurial society?
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