Mirjam van Praag

University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics

Dr.

Roetersstraat 11

Amsterdam, 1018 WB

Netherlands

Copenhagen Business School

Maersk Mc-Kinney Møller Professor of Entrepreneurship

Kilevej 14A

Frederiksberg, 2000

Denmark

Tinbergen Institute

Gustav Mahlerlaan

Amsterdam

Netherlands

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

Schaumburg-Lippe-Str. 7 / 9

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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1.

The Effects of Performance Measurement and Compensation on Motivation: An Empirical Study

De Economist, Vol. 153, No. 3, 2005, Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 03-048/3
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Aug 2003 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
Marco van Herpen, Mirjam van Praag and Kees Cools
Boston Consulting Group, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Boston Consulting Group
Downloads 3,817 (1,635)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Performance measurement, Compensation, Promotions, Intrinsic Motivation, Extrinsic Motivation

2.

Business Survival and Success of Young Small Business Owners

Small Business Economics, Vol. 21, No. 1, 2003, pp. 1-17
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 04 Nov 2001 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2014
Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 773 (22,800)
Citation 20

Abstract:

Self-employment, Entrepreneurship, Business Survival, Small Business, Success

3.

What is the Value of Entrepreneurship? A Review of Recent Research

TI Discussion Paper No. 07-066/3, IZA Discussion Paper No. 3014, Jena Economic Research Paper No. 2007-061
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 29 Aug 2007
Mirjam van Praag and Peter H. Versloot
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam
Downloads 750 (18,769)
Citation 48

Abstract:

entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, self-employment, productivity, economic development, growth, employment, innovation, patents, R&D, utility, remuneration, income

4.

The Impact of Entrepreneurship Education on Entrepreneurship Competencies and Intentions: An Evaluation of the Junior Achievement Student Mini-Company Program

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3641
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 18 Aug 2008
Hessel Oosterbeek, Mirjam van Praag and Auke IJsselstein
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM), University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam
Downloads 633 (33,850)
Citation 4

Abstract:

entrepreneurship education, program evaluation, entrepreneur competencies, entrepreneur intentions

Does Relative Grading Help Male Students? Evidence from a Field Experiment in the Classroom

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-116/V
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 29 Aug 2014
University of Chicago, University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 567 (38,625)

Abstract:

Education, Test performance, Grade incentives, Competition, Gender, Field experiment

Does Relative Grading Help Male Students? Evidence from a Field Experiment in the Classroom

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8429
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 27 Sep 2014
University of Chicago, University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 19 (473,660)

Abstract:

education, test performance, grade incentives, competition, gender, field experiment

Why Do Entrepreneurial Parents Have Entrepreneurial Children?

Journal of Labor Economics, Vol.33, No.2, pp. 269-296
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 06 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
Matthew J. Lindquist, Joeri Sol and Mirjam van Praag
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), University of Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 462 (50,208)

Abstract:

adoption, entrepreneurship, self-employment, intergenerational mobility, occupational choice, role model

Why Do Entrepreneurial Parents Have Entrepreneurial Children?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6740
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 28 Jul 2012
Matthew J. Lindquist, Joeri Sol and Mirjam van Praag
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), University of Amsterdam and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 102 (224,621)

Abstract:

occupational choice, intergenerational mobility, self-employment, entrepreneurship, adoption, role model

7.

Entrepreneurship Selection and Performance: A Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Education in Developing Economies

World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2005, pp. 225-261, Tinbergen Discussion Paper No. TI 03-036/3
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 01 Dec 2004 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
University of Amsterdam (UvA), University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and CUNY The Graduate Center - Department of Economics
Downloads 513 (40,460)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Meta-analysis, schooling, education, entrepreneurship, self-employment, performance, occupational choice, developing countries

8.

The Impact of Gender Diversity on the Performance of Business Teams: Evidence from a Field Experiment

Management Science, Vol. 59, No. 7, 2013, pp. 1514-1528
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 01 May 2011 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Sander Hoogendoorn, Hessel Oosterbeek and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 493 (25,546)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Gender diversity, team performance, entrepreneurship, field experiment, entrepreneurship education, board effectiveness

9.

Performance Measurement, Expectancy and Agency Theory: An Experimental Study

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3064, Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 2005-026/1
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 04 Apr 2005
Randolph Sloof and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 474 (46,237)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Expectancy theory, agency theory, performance measurement, experiments

Low Risk Aversion Encourages the Choice for Entrepreneurship: An Empirical Test of a Truism

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Vol. 48, No. 1, 2002
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Dec 2001 Last Revised: 22 Jan 2016
Mirjam van Praag, J.S. Cramer, Joop Hartog and Nicole Jonker
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics, Tinbergen Institute, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) and De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB)
Downloads 377 (64,406)
Citation 30

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, self-employment, risk-taking, occupational choice

Low Risk Aversion Encourages the Choice for Entrepreneurship: An Empirical Test of a Truism

Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, No. 1389, April 2002
Posted: 23 Feb 2002
Mirjam van Praag, J.S. Cramer, Joop Hartog and Nicole Jonker
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics, Tinbergen Institute, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) and De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, self-employment, risk-taking, occupational choice

11.

Wage Structure and the Incentive Effect of Promotions

Kyklos, Vol. 53, No. 3, 2006, pp. 441-459, Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 04-107/3
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 27 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2014
Marco van Herpen, Kees Cools and Mirjam van Praag
Boston Consulting Group, Boston Consulting Group and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 345 (68,613)
Citation 3

Abstract:

Promotions, incentives, tournament model, internal labor market, extrinsic motivation, intrinsic motivation

12.

The Entrepreneur's Mode of Entry: Business Takeover or New Venture Start

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2382
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 31 Oct 2006
Simon C. Parker and Mirjam van Praag
University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 274 (88,520)
Citation 4

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, business entry, venture start-up, business takeover, human capital

Ethnic Diversity and Team Performance: A Field Experiment

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 12-068/3
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 02 May 2014
Sander Hoogendoorn and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 244 (105,133)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Ethnic diversity, team performance, field experiment, entrepreneurship, (mutual) learning

Ethnic Diversity and Team Performance: A Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6731
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 21 Jul 2012
Sander Hoogendoorn and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 25 (439,152)
Citation 1

Abstract:

ethnic diversity, team performance, field experiment, entrepreneurship, (mutual) learning

The Effect of Early Entrepreneurship Education: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

European Economic Review, Vol. 72, 2014, pp. 76-97
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 26 Apr 2012 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
Laura Rosendahl Huber, Randolph Sloof and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 185 (138,073)

Abstract:

Skill formation, field experiment, entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurship

The Effect of Early Entrepreneurship Education: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6512
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 05 May 2012
Laura Rosendahl Huber, Randolph Sloof and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 79 (265,544)

Abstract:

skill formation, field experiment, entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurship

15.

The Benefits of Being Economics Professor A (and Not Z)

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2673, CESifo Working Paper No. 1948, Jena Economic Research Paper No. 2007-004
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 03 Apr 2007
Mirjam van Praag and B.M.S. van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB)
Downloads 264 (94,601)
Citation 3

Abstract:

performance measurement, incentives, economists, name ordering

16.

The Entrepreneur's Mode of Entry: Business Takeover or New Venture Start?

Journal of Business Venturing, Vol. 27, No. 1, 2012, pp. 31-46
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 14 Oct 2006 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2014
Simon C. Parker and Mirjam van Praag
University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 243 (95,353)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Business start-up, Business takeover, Entrepreneur, Education, Human capital

17.

Initial Capital Constraints Hinder Entrepreneurial Venture Performance: An Empirical Analysis

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 887
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Mar 2003
Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 227 (108,861)
Citation 4

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Small Business Founders, Success, Venture Performance, Wealth/Capital/Borrowing Constraint

18.

If You Are So Smart, Why Aren't You an Entrepreneur? Returns to Cognitive and Social Ability: Entrepreneurs versus Employees

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3648
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Aug 2008
Joop Hartog, Mirjam van Praag and Justin van der Sluis
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam (UvA)
Downloads 224 (107,471)
Citation 10

Abstract:

(non-)cognitive abilities, intelligence, earnings, entrepreneur(ship), wage employment, income differentials

19.

The Effect of Noise in a Performance Measure on Work Motivation: A Real Effort Laboratory Experiment

Labour Economics, Vol. 17, No. 5, 2010, Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 2008-074/1
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 16 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
Randolph Sloof and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 204 (115,590)

Abstract:

Performance measurement, noise, work motivation, experiments, agency theory, expectancy theory

Risk, Uncertainty and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from a Lab-in-the-Field Experiment

Management Science, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 21 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
Martin Koudstaal, Randolph Sloof and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 153 (163,452)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurs, managers, risk aversion, loss aversion, ambiguity aversion, lab-in-the-field experiment

Risk, Uncertainty and Entrepreneurship: Evidence from a Lab-in-The-Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8577
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 25 Oct 2014
Martin Koudstaal, Randolph Sloof and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 29 (418,369)

Abstract:

entrepreneurs, managers, risk aversion, loss aversion, ambiguity aversion, lab-in-the-field experiment

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Schooling, Capital Constraints and Entrepreneurial Performance: The Endogenous Triangle

Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, Vol. 24, No. 4
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 26 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2014
Simon C. Parker and Mirjam van Praag
University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 171 (139,591)
Citation 24

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, self-employment, returns to education, capital constraint, liquidity constraint, borrowing constraint

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Illegal Entrepreneurship Experience: Does it Make a Difference for Business Performance and Motivation?

Journal of Business Venturing, Vol. 22, No. 2, 2007, pp. 283-310
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 26 Sep 2004 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2014
Ruta Aidis and Mirjam van Praag
University College London and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 158 (138,174)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Human capital, Illegal entrepreneurship, Transition economy

Who Values the Status of the Entrepreneur?

Handbook of Research on Innovation and Entrepreneurship (ed David Audretsch), Edward Elgar, 2011
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 19 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 97 (232,541)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, self-employment, occupational choice, occupational status, group status, peer group effects

Who Values the Status of the Entrepreneur?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4245
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 30 Jun 2009
Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 52 (332,845)

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, self-employment, occupational choice, occupational status, group status, peer group effects

24.
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Citation 1

Risk, Balanced Skills and Entrepreneurship

Small Business Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
Chihmao Hsieh, Simon C. Parker and Mirjam van Praag
Yonsei University, University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 104 (221,500)
Citation 1

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, jack-of-all-trades, risk, human capital, occupational choice

Risk, Balanced Skills and Entrepreneurship

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6200
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Dec 2011
Chihmao Hsieh, Simon C. Parker and Mirjam van Praag
Yonsei University, University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 38 (380,108)
Citation 1

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, jack-of-all-trades, risk, human capital, occupational choice

The Value Relevance of Top Executive Departures: Evidence from the Netherlands

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3054
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 23 Oct 2007
Kees Cools and Mirjam van Praag
Boston Consulting Group and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 91 (242,796)
Citation 2

Abstract:

top management departure, dismissal, corporate governance, internal monitoring, value relevance

The Value Relevance of Top Executive Departures: Evidence from the Netherlands

Journal of Corporate Finance, Vol. 13, No. 5, 2007, EFA 2004 Maastricht Meetings Paper No. 5279
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 31 Oct 2014
Kees Cools and Mirjam van Praag
Boston Consulting Group and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 40 (372,624)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Top management departure, dismissal, corporate governance, internal monitoring, value reference

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First-Author Determinants and the Benefits of Being Professor a (and Not Z)

Economica, Vol. 75, No. 300, pp. 782-796, Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. 03-045/3
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 30 Jul 2006 Last Revised: 13 Nov 2014
Mirjam van Praag and B.M.S. van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB)
Downloads 117 (191,132)
Citation 1

Abstract:

performance measurement, incentives, economists, name ordering

27.

Schooling, Capital Constraints and Entrepreneurial Performance

Journal of Business and Economic Statistics Vol. 24, No. 4, 2006, pp. 416-431, Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 2004-106/3
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 31 Mar 2005 Last Revised: 02 Dec 2014
Simon C. Parker and Mirjam van Praag
University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 112 (198,431)
Citation 24

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, self-employment, returns to education, capital constraint, liquidity constraint, borrowing constraint

28.

Entrepreneurship and Role Models

Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Apr 2011 Last Revised: 31 Oct 2014
Utrecht University, Utrecht School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE), Utrecht University - Faculty of Geographical Sciences, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR) - Erasmus School of Economics (ESE)
Downloads 111 (165,153)
Citation 3

Abstract:

role models, entrepreneurs, human capital, new firm start-ups

29.

Explaining Entrepreneurial Intentions by Means of the Theory of Planned Behaviour

Career Development International, Vol. 13, No. 6, pp. 538-559, 2008
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 04 Nov 2010
Maastricht Centre for Entrepreneurship, Maastricht University, Massey University, University of Groningen, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics, Institute of Management Research Nijmegen School of Management and University of Maastricht - Department of Organization & Strategy
Downloads 101 (207,568)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Ability Dispersion and Team Performance: A Field Experiment

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 12-130/VII
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Dec 2012
Sander Hoogendoorn, Simon C. Parker and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 61 (307,215)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Ability dispersion, team performance, field experiment, entrepreneurship, knowledge pooling, moral hazard

Ability Dispersion and Team Performance: A Field Experiment

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7044
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 15 Dec 2012
Sander Hoogendoorn, Simon C. Parker and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 37 (383,974)
Citation 1

Abstract:

ability dispersion, team performance, field experiment, entrepreneurship, knowledge pooling, moral hazard

31.
Downloads 92 (239,214)

Entrepreneurial Couples

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 05 Apr 2014
Michael S. Dahl, Mirjam van Praag and Peter Thompson
University of Aarhus - School of Business and Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 55 (323,813)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, motives, performance, couples, co-entrepreneurship.

Entrepreneurial Couples

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 14-055/V
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 10 May 2014
Michael S. Dahl, Mirjam van Praag and Peter Thompson
University of Aarhus - School of Business and Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 20 (467,712)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, motives, performance, couples, co-entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial Couples

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8186
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 24 May 2014
Michael S. Dahl, Mirjam van Praag and Peter Thompson
University of Aarhus - School of Business and Social Sciences, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Georgia Institute of Technology - Scheller College of Business
Downloads 17 (485,313)

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, motives, performance, couples, co-entrepreneurship

32.

The Value of an Educated Population for an Individual's Entrepreneurship Success

Journal of Business Venturing, Vol. 29, No. 5, 9/2014
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 01 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 29 Oct 2014
University of Huelva, University of Huelva, University of Huelva, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Economics
Downloads 69 (265,086)

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, performance, survival, personnel, education

33.

The Impact of Entrepreneurship Education on Entrepreneurship Skills and Motivation

European Economic Review, Vol. 54, No. 3, 2010
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 09 Nov 2014
Hessel Oosterbeek, Mirjam van Praag and Auke IJsselstein
University of Amsterdam - Research Institute in Economics & Econometrics (RESAM), University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam
Downloads 44 (108,367)
Citation 9

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship education, Program evaluation, Entrepreneur competencies and skills, Entrepreneur intentions and motivation

34.

Jacks-of-All-Trades? The Effect of Balanced Skills on Team Performance

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8237
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 14 Jun 2014
Laura Rosendahl Huber, Randolph Sloof and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 39 (263,147)

Abstract:

skill balance, team diversity, team performance, entrepreneurship, field experiment

35.

Entrepreneurship, Wage Employment and Control in an Occupational Choice Framework

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4211
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 21 Jun 2009
Robin Douhan and Mirjam van Praag
Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 30 (368,824)

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, ability, occupational choice, human capital, wage structure

36.

Testing for Distortions in Performance Measures: An Application to Residual Income Based Measures Like EVA

Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Forthcoming, Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper No. TI 2014-056/V
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 09 Nov 2014
Randolph Sloof and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 28 (336,612)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Residual Income, Economic Value Added, Distortion, Performance Measurement

37.

Wage Structure and the Incentive Effects of Promotions

Kyklos, Vol. 59, No. 3, pp. 441-459, August 2006
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 05 Jul 2006
Marco van Herpen, Kees Cools and Mirjam van Praag
Boston Consulting Group, Boston Consulting Group and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 26 (421,583)
Citation 3
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It's the Opportunity Cost, Stupid! How Self-Employment Responds to Financial Incentives of Return, Risk and Skew

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6166
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Dec 2011
Peter H. G. Berkhout, Joop Hartog and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam - SEO Economic Research, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 25 (379,585)

Abstract:

entrepreneurship, self-employment, wage-employment, income distribution, income risk, income skew, income variance, occupational choice, labor market entry, labor market segments, opportunity cost

39.

Economic Returns to Education for Entrepreneurs: The Development of a Neglected Child in the Family of Economics of Education?

Swedish Economic Policy Review, Vol. 11, No. 2, 2004, pp. 183-226
Number of pages: 44 Posted: 09 Nov 2014
Justin van der Sluis and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam (UvA) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 16 (383,327)
Citation 5

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Education, Capital constraints, Performance

The Returns to Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Matched Person-Firm Data

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11018
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Mirjam van Praag and Arvid Raknerud
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Statistics Norway - Research Department
Downloads 4 (557,727)

Abstract:

returns to entrepreneurship, earnings distribution, matched person-firm data, self-employment, random effects probit model

The Returns to Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Matched Person-Firm Data

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 17-089/VII
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Mirjam van Praag and Arvid Raknerud
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Statistics Norway - Research Department
Downloads 4 (557,727)

Abstract:

returns to entrepreneurship, earnings distribution, matched person-firm data, self-employment, random effects probit model

The Returns to Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Matched Person-Firm Data

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12330
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 26 Sep 2017
Arvid Raknerud and Mirjam van Praag
Statistics Norway - Research Department and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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Earnings distribution, Matched person- firm data, Random effects probit model, Returns to entrepreneurship, Self-employment

The Origins and Extent of Entrepreneurial Action-Orientedness: An Experimental Study

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 2017-006/VII
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 16 Jan 2017
Ahmad Barirani, Randolph Sloof and Mirjam van Praag
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 5 (552,480)

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Entrepreneurs, Managers, Employees, Inaction, Curiosity, Loss aversion, Lab-in-the field experiment.

The Origins and Extent of Entrepreneurial Action-Orientedness: An Experimental Study

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10498
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Jan 2017
Ahmad Barirani, Randolph Sloof and Mirjam van Praag
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
Downloads 3 (563,670)

Abstract:

entrepreneurs, managers, employees, inaction, curiosity, loss aversion, lab-in-the field experiment

The Origins and Extent of Entrepreneurial Action-Orientedness: An Experimental Study

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11771
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 17 Jan 2017
Ahmad Barirani, Randolph Sloof and Mirjam van Praag
Copenhagen Business School - Department of Innovation and Organizational Economics, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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Curiosity, Employees, Entrepreneurs, Inaction, Lab-in-the field experiment, loss aversion, Managers

Badge of Honor or Scarlet Letter? Unpacking Investors' Judgment of Entrepreneurs' Past Failure

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11017
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Diego Zunino, Mirjam van Praag and Gary Dushnitsky
Copenhagen Business School, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and London Business School
Downloads 9 (542,205)

Abstract:

entrepreneur, venture, failure, luck, skill, investors, crowdfunding, experiment

Badge of Honor or Scarlet Letter? Unpacking Investors' Judgment of Entrepreneurs' Past Failure

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP12329
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 26 Sep 2017
Gary Dushnitsky, Mirjam van Praag and Diego Zunino
London Business School, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Copenhagen Business School
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Crowdfunding, entrepreneur, Experiment, Failure, investors, luck, skill, venture

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The Economic Benefits and Costs of Entrepreneurship: A Review of the Research

Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship, Vol. 4, No. 2, pp. 65-154, 2008
Number of pages: 90 Posted: 18 Jun 2010
Mirjam van Praag and Peter H. Versloot
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam
Downloads 7 (518,837)
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Entrepreneur, entrepreneurship, self-employment, productivity, economic development, growth, employment, innovation, patents, R&D, utility, remuneration, income

44.

The Higher Returns to Formal Education for Entrepreneurs versus Employees

Small Business Economics, Vol. 40, 2012
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 08 Nov 2014
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics, University of Groningen - Faculty of Economics and Business and University of Amsterdam (UvA)
Downloads 5 (494,000)

Abstract:

Entrepreneurship, Self-employment, Education, Locus of control, Human capital, Wages, Incomes

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The More Business Owners, the Merrier? The Role of Tertiary Education

Small Business Economics, Vol. 41, No. 2, 2013
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 09 Nov 2014
Mirjam van Praag and Andre J. van Stel
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Max Planck Society for the Advancement of the Sciences - Max Planck Institute for Economics
Downloads 4 (509,187)
Citation 2

Abstract:

Business ownership, Human capital, (Returns to) education, Cross-country comparison, Production function

On the Origins of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Sibling Correlations

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10278
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 31 Oct 2016
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Copenhagen Business School
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entrepreneurship, family background, intergenerational persistence, neighborhood effects, occupational choice, sibling correlations

On the Origins of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Sibling Correlations

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11562
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 10 Oct 2016
Stockholm University - Swedish Institute for Social Research (SOFI), University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and Copenhagen Business School
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Entrepreneurship; Family Background; Intergenerational Persistence; Neighborhood Effects; Occupational Choice; Sibling Correlations.

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Group Status and Entrepreneurship

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 919-945, 2010
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Simon C. Parker and Mirjam van Praag
University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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Education and Entrepreneurship Selection and Performance: A Review of the Empirical Literature

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 22, Issue 5, pp. 795-841, December 2008
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 03 Nov 2008
University of Amsterdam (UvA), University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and CUNY The Graduate Center - Department of Economics
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The Benefits of Being Economics Professor A (Rather than Z)

Economica, Vol. 75, Issue 300, pp. 782-796, November 2008
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 08 Oct 2008
Mirjam van Praag and B.M.S. van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB)
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If You are so Smart, Why Aren’t You an Entrepreneur? Returns to Cognitive and Social Ability: Entrepreneurs Versus Employees

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 19, No. 4, pp. 947-989, 2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Jan 2011
Joop Hartog, Mirjam van Praag and Justin van der Sluis
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam (UvA)
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Badge of Honor or Scarlet Letter? Unpacking Investors’ Judgment of Entrepreneurs’ Past Failure

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 17085
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 25 Sep 2017
Diego Zunino, Mirjam van Praag and Gary Dushnitsky
Copenhagen Business School, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and London Business School
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entrepreneur, venture, failure, luck, skill, investors, crowdfunding, experiment

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How Do Entrepreneurial Bosses Influence Their Employees' Future Entrepreneurship Choices?

CEPR Discussion Paper No. DP11715
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 Jan 2017
Vera Rocha and Mirjam van Praag
Copenhagen Business School and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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entrepreneurship, female leadership, gender gaps, role models

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How Do Entrepreneurial Bosses Influence Their Employees’ Future Entrepreneurship Choices?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 16-110/VII
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 21 Dec 2016
Vera Rocha and Mirjam van Praag
Copenhagen Business School and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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Entrepreneurship, role models, gender gaps, female leadership

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The Schumpeterian Entrepreneur: A Review of the Empirical Evidence on the Antecedents, Behavior, and Consequences of Innovative Entrepreneurship

Industry and Innovation, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 63 Posted: 30 Aug 2016
Jorn H. Block, Christian Fisch and Mirjam van Praag
University of Trier - Faculty of Management, University of Trier - Faculty of Management and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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innovative entrepreneurship, Schumpeter, literature review, economic development

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The 'Entrepreneurial Boss' Effect on Employees' Future Entrepreneurship Choices: A Role Model Story?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 10104
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 08 Aug 2016
Vera Rocha and Mirjam van Praag
Copenhagen Business School and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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entrepreneurship, role models, gender gaps, female leadership

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Entrepreneurial Choices of Initial Human Capital Endowments and New Venture Success

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9919
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 09 May 2016
Copenhagen Business School, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics, Purdue University - Krannert School of Management and Universidade do Porto - Faculdade de Economia (FEP)
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human capital, entrepreneurship, startups, firm performance

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Entrepreneurship and Financial Incentives of Return, Risk, and Skew

Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, Vol. 40, Issue 2, pp. 249-268, 2016
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Mar 2016
Peter Berkhout, Joop Hartog and Mirjam van Praag
RIGO Research Institute, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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Women Do Not Play Their Aces: The Consequences of Shying Away

IZA Discussion Paper No. 9612
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 11 Jan 2016
Jörg Claussen, Eszter Czibor and Mirjam van Praag
Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich - Faculty of Business Administration (Munich School of Management), University of Chicago and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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gender, preferences, risk, competition, performance

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Are Entrepreneurs More Optimistic and Overconfident than Managers and Employees?

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 15-124/VII
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 08 Nov 2015
Martin Koudstaal, Randolph Sloof and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam, University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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Entrepreneurs, managers, dispositional optimism, attributional style, overestimation, overconfidence, behavioral economics

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Testing for Distortions in Performance Measures: An Application to Residual Income‐Based Measures Like Economic Value Added

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 24, Issue 1, pp. 74-91, 2015
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 13 Feb 2015
Randolph Sloof and Mirjam van Praag
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics & Business (FEB) and University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics
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Some Advances in the Explanation of Entrepreneurial Intentions

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
University of Groningen, University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics, affiliation not provided to SSRN, affiliation not provided to SSRN and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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Theory of planned behavior, Intentions, Perseverance, Perceptions, Startups, Age, Attitudes, Beliefs, Decision models, Gender, Management decisions, Motivation

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If You are so Smart, Why Aren't You an Entrepreneur?

Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Vol. 19, No. 4, 2010, pp. 947-989, TI Discussion Paper No. 08-073/3
Posted: 13 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 06 Nov 2014
Joop Hartog, Mirjam van Praag and Justin van der Sluis
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and University of Amsterdam (UvA)

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(Non-)Cognitive abilities, intelligence, earnings, entrepreneur(ship), wage employment, income differentials

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Entrepreneurship Selection and Performance: A Meta-Analysis of the Impact of Education in Developing Economies

The World Bank Economic Review, Vol. 19, Issue 2, pp. 225-261, 2005
Posted: 29 Feb 2008
University of Amsterdam (UvA), University of Amsterdam - Department of Economics and CUNY The Graduate Center - Department of Economics

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tuberculosis, DOTS, direct observation, patient adherence, Pakistan