Simon C. Parker

University of Western Ontario

1151 Richmond Street

Suite 2

London, Ontario N6A 5B8

Canada

Durham University - Department of Economics and Finance

Professor of Economics

23/26 Old Elvet

Durham DH1 3HY

United Kingdom

IZA Institute of Labor Economics

P.O. Box 7240

Bonn, D-53072

Germany

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

26

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Law and the Economics of Entrepreneurship

Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Vol. 28, No. 4, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 12 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2007
Simon C. Parker
University of Western Ontario
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Intrapreneurship or Entrepreneurship?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4195
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 01 Jun 2009
Simon C. Parker
University of Western Ontario
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nascent entrepreneurship, intrapreneurship, sample selection

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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, Mirjam van Praag and Mirjam van Praag
University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of EconomicsCopenhagen Business School
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Business start-up, Business takeover, Entrepreneur, Education, Human capital

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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, Mirjam van Praag and Mirjam van Praag
University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of EconomicsCopenhagen Business School
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entrepreneurship, business entry, venture start-up, business takeover, human capital

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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, Mirjam van Praag and Mirjam van Praag
University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of EconomicsCopenhagen Business School
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Entrepreneurship, self-employment, returns to education, capital constraint, liquidity constraint, borrowing constraint

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The Economics of Entrepreneurship: What We Know and What We Don't

Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship, Vol. 1, No. 1, 2005
Number of pages: 54 Posted: 23 Aug 2006
Simon C. Parker
University of Western Ontario
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Crowdfunding, Cascades and Informed Investors

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7994
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Mar 2014
Simon C. Parker
University of Western Ontario
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crowdfunding, new ventures, entrepreneurial finance, startups

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Risk, Balanced Skills and Entrepreneurship

Small Business Economics, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 30 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
Yonsei University, University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of EconomicsCopenhagen Business School
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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
Yonsei University, University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of EconomicsCopenhagen Business School
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entrepreneurship, jack-of-all-trades, risk, human capital, occupational choice

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A Selection-Based Theory of the Transition from Employment to Entrepreneurship: The Role of Employer Size

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2071
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 25 Apr 2006
Simon C. Parker
University of Western Ontario
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entrepreneurship, occupational choice, firm size

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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, Mirjam van Praag and Mirjam van Praag
University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of EconomicsCopenhagen Business School
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Entrepreneurship, self-employment, returns to education, capital constraint, liquidity constraint, borrowing constraint

The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Hysteresis, Business Cycles and Government Policy

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4093
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 Apr 2009
University of Huelva, University of HuelvaUniversity of Huelva - Economics and Statistics and University of Western Ontario
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hysteresis, unobserved components model, time series models, business cycles, self-employment, entrepreneurship

The Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: Hysteresis, Business Cycles and Government Policy

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 29 Mar 2009
Emilio Congregado, Antonio Golpe and Simon C. Parker
University of Huelva, Universidad de Huelva and University of Western Ontario
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Hysteresis, Unobserved components model, Time Series models, Business cycles, Self-employment, Entrepreneurship

Ability Dispersion and Team Performance: A Field Experiment

Tinbergen Institute Discussion Paper 12-130/VII
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 01 Dec 2012
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of EconomicsCopenhagen Business School
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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
University of Amsterdam - Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB), University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of EconomicsCopenhagen Business School
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ability dispersion, team performance, field experiment, entrepreneurship, knowledge pooling, moral hazard

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Entrepreneurship Among Married Couples in the United States: A Simultaneous Probit Approach

IZA Discussion Paper No. 1712
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 23 Aug 2005
Simon C. Parker
University of Western Ontario
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Entrepreneurship, occupational choice, family, business ownership

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Why Are Some People More Likely to Become Small-Businesses Owners than Others: Entrepreneurship Entry and Industry-Specific Barriers

Journal of Business Venturing, Vol. 29, No. 2, 2014
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 14 Mar 2018 Last Revised: 06 Oct 2020
Magnus Lofstrom, Timothy Bates and Simon C. Parker
Public Policy Institute of California, Wayne State University - College of Urban, Labor, & Metropolitan Affairs and University of Western Ontario
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entrepreneurship entry, entry barriers

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Testing for Hysteresis in Entrepreneurship in 23 OECD Countries

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 23 Feb 2010
Simon C. Parker, Antonio Golpe and Emilio Congregado
University of Western Ontario, Universidad de Huelva and University of Huelva
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Entrepreneurship, Hysteresis, Multiple breaks, Self-employment, Hysteresis, Panel unit root tests

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Transitions to Entrepreneurship and Industry-Specific Barriers

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6103
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 20 Nov 2011
Magnus Lofstrom, Timothy Bates and Simon C. Parker
Public Policy Institute of California, Wayne State University - College of Urban, Labor, & Metropolitan Affairs and University of Western Ontario
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entrepreneurship, self-employment, capital constraints, transitions, entry barriers, business start-ups

Explaining Regional Variations in Entrepreneurship as Multiple Occupational Equilibria

Journal of Regional Science, Vol. 45, No. 4, pp. 829-850, November 2005
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 09 Nov 2005
Simon C. Parker
University of Western Ontario
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Explaining Regional Variations in Entrepreneurship as Multiple Occupational Equilibria

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Simon C. Parker
University of Western Ontario

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Human capital, Startup rates, Self-employment, Regional economies, Public policies, Salaried employment

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Do Banks Ration Credit to New Enterprises? And Should Governments Intervene?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 14 Feb 2003
Simon C. Parker
University of Western Ontario
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Financing Entrepreneurship and the Old-Boy Network

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6288
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Feb 2012
Eren Inci and Simon C. Parker
Sabanci University and University of Western Ontario
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entrepreneurship, financiers, networks, start-up financing

Financing Entrepreneurship and the Old‐Boy Network

Journal of Economics & Management Strategy, Vol. 22, Issue 2, pp. 232-258, 2013
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 05 Apr 2013
Eren Inci and Simon C. Parker
Sabanci University and University of Western Ontario
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Theories of Entrepreneurship, Innovation and the Business Cycle

Journal of Economic Surveys, Vol. 26, Issue 3, pp. 377-394, 2012
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 17 May 2012
Simon C. Parker
University of Western Ontario
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Business cycle, Entrepreneurship

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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, Mirjam van Praag and Mirjam van Praag
University of Western Ontario and University of Amsterdam - Department of EconomicsCopenhagen Business School
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Contracting Out, Public Policy and Entrepreneurship

Scottish Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 57, Issue 2, pp. 119-144, May 2010
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Mar 2010
Simon C. Parker
University of Western Ontario
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What Happens to Nascent Entrepreneurs? An Econometric Analysis of the PSED

Small Business Economics, Vol. 27, No. 1, August 2006
Posted: 05 Apr 2010
Yacine Belghitar and Simon C. Parker
Middlesex University - Business School and University of Western Ontario

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Entrepreneurship, PSED, Nascent Entrepreneurs

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Learning About the Unknown: How Fast Do Entrepreneurs Adjust Their Beliefs?

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 09 Nov 2009
Simon C. Parker
University of Western Ontario

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Firm productivity, Adaptability, Adoption of ideas, Information utilization, Learning, Beliefs, Experience

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The Changing Nature of Work Among the Self-Employed in the 1990s: Evidence from Britain

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 09 Nov 2009
Olufunmilola Ajayi-Obe and Simon C. Parker
affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Western Ontario

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Wage discrepancies, Work hours, British Household Panel Survey (BHPS), Self-employment, Wages & salaries, Adaptability, Employment patterns, Gender, Labor conditions, Labor force

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What Happens to Nascent Entrepreneurs? an Econometric Analysis of the Psed

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Academy for Entrepreneurial Leadership Historical Research Reference in Entrepreneurship
Posted: 04 Nov 2009
Simon C. Parker
University of Western Ontario

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Nascent entrepreneurs, Business conditions, Management decisions, Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics (PSED), Startups, Individual traits, Early stage financing, Minorities, Survival rates, Lending policies