Michael Fritsch

University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration

Chair of Business Dynamics, Innovation, and Economic Change

Carl-Zeiss-Str. 3

D-07743 Jena

Germany

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Scholarly Papers (28)

1.

Creative Class and Regional Growth − Empirical Evidence from Eight European Countries

Jena Economic Research Paper No. 2007-066
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 23 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 05 Nov 2007
Ron A. Boschma and Michael Fritsch
Utrecht University - Faculty of Geographical Sciences and University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 739 (34,651)
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Creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship, regional development

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What Determines the Efficiency of Regional Innovation Systems?

Jena Economic Research Paper No. 2007-006
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Oct 2007
Michael Fritsch and Viktor Slavtchev
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and Halle Institute for Economic Research
Downloads 282 (112,121)
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Knowledge, innovation, technical efficiency, spillovers, patents, regional analysis

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The Geography and the Effect of Creative People in Germany

Jena Economic Research Paper No. 2007-001
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 05 Oct 2007
Michael Fritsch
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 250 (127,241)
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creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship, regional development

Personality Traits, Self-Employment, and Professions

SOEPpaper No. 343
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 11 Jan 2011
Michael Fritsch and Alina Rusakova
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Jena
Downloads 130 (228,669)
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entrepreneurship, self-employment, personality traits, the Big Five, professions

Personality Traits, Self-Employment, and Professions

SOEPpaper No. 343
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 May 2013
Michael Fritsch and Alina Rusakova
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Jena
Downloads 104 (271,441)
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Entrepreneurship, self-employment, personality traits, the Big Five, professions

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The Long Persistence of Regional Entrepreneurship Culture: Germany 1925-2005

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1224
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 18 Jul 2012
Michael Fritsch and Michael Wyrwich
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Jena
Downloads 219 (144,960)
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entrepreneurship, self-employment, new business formation, persistence, culture

Who Starts a Business and Who is Self-Employed in Germany

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1184
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 17 Feb 2012
Michael Fritsch, Alexander Kritikos and Alina Rusakova
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration, Europa-Universitaet Viadrina - Fakultat fur Wirtschaftswissenschaften and University of Jena
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Entrepreneurship, self-employment, start-ups, Germany

Who Starts a Business and Who is Self-Employed in Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 6326
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 12 Feb 2012
Michael Fritsch, Alexander Kritikos and Alina Rusakova
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration, Europa-Universitaet Viadrina - Fakultat fur Wirtschaftswissenschaften and University of Jena
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entrepreneurship, self-employment, start-ups, Germany

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Bohemians, Human Capital, and Regional Economic Growth

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2715
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 22 Jul 2009
Oliver Falck, Michael Fritsch and Stephan Heblich
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Department Human Capital and Innovation, University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
Downloads 177 (176,343)
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regional growth, human capital, bohemians, instrumental variables

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Industry Specialization, Diversity and the Efficiency of Regional Innovation Systems

Jena Economic Research Paper No. 2007-018
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 05 Oct 2007
Michael Fritsch and Viktor Slavtchev
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and Halle Institute for Economic Research
Downloads 170 (182,658)
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Innovation, technical efficiency, patents, agglomeration concentration, specialization, diversity, regional analysis

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What Drives the Productive Efficiency of a Firm? The Importance of Industry, Location, R&D, and Size

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 775
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Apr 2008
Oleg Badunenko, Michael Fritsch and Andreas Stephan
DIW-Berlin, University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research
Downloads 120 (242,039)
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Frontier analysis, determinants of efficiency, firm performance, industry effects, regional effects, firm size

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Why Does the Effect of New Business Formation Differ Across Regions?

Jena Economic Research Paper No. 2007-077
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Nov 2007
Michael Fritsch and Alexandra Schroeter
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Jena
Downloads 85 (305,328)
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entrepreneurship, new business formation, regional development, entrepreneurship policy

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The Apple Doesn't Fall Far from the Tree: Location of Start-Ups Relative to Incumbents

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 2486
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 08 Dec 2008
Oliver Falck, Michael Fritsch and Stephan Heblich
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Department Human Capital and Innovation, University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
Downloads 80 (316,747)

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entrepreneurship, location decision, natural advantages, local knowledge spillovers

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Music in the Air: Estimating the Social Return to Cultural Amenities

CESifo Working Paper Series No. 5183
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 15 Feb 2020
Oliver Falck, Michael Fritsch, Stephan Heblich and Anne Otto
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Department Human Capital and Innovation, University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration, University of Stirling - Department of Economics and IAB Rheinland-Pfalz-Saarland
Downloads 78 (321,452)

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cultural amenities, social returns, higher education

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Entrepreneurship and Creative Professions – A Micro-Level Analysis

SOEPpaper No. 538
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Michael Fritsch and Alina Sorgner
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Jena
Downloads 74 (331,395)

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entrepreneurship, new business formation, creativity, creative class

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The Phantom of the Opera: Cultural Amenities, Human Capital, and Regional Economic Growth

IZA Discussion Paper No. 5065
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 15 Feb 2020
Oliver Falck, Michael Fritsch and Stephan Heblich
CESifo (Center for Economic Studies and Ifo Institute) - Department Human Capital and Innovation, University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Stirling - Department of Economics
Downloads 70 (341,743)
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cultural amenities, regional economic growth, human capital, Bohemians

New Business Formation and Regional Development: A Survey and Assessment of the Evidence

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1127
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 06 Jun 2011
Michael Fritsch
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 69 (348,436)
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Entrepreneurship, new business formation, employment regional development

New Business Formation and Regional Development: A Survey and Assessment of the Evidence

Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship Vol. 9, No. 3, 2013
Number of pages: 130 Posted: 18 Jan 2014
Michael Fritsch
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration
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Entrepreneurship, New business formation, Employment, Regional development

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Do Entrepreneurs Really Earn Less?

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1425
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Nov 2014
Alina Sorgner, Michael Fritsch and Alexander Kritikos
University of Jena, University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and Europa-Universitaet Viadrina - Fakultat fur Wirtschaftswissenschaften
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Income, entrepreneurship, self-employment, start-ups, Germany

Do Entrepreneurs Really Earn Less?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8651
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 06 Dec 2014
Alina Sorgner, Michael Fritsch and Alexander Kritikos
University of Jena, University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and Europa-Universitaet Viadrina - Fakultat fur Wirtschaftswissenschaften
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income, entrepreneurship, self-employment, start-ups, Germany

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New Firm Formation and Sustainable Regional Economic Development – Relevance, Empirical Evidence, Policies

The ICER Working Paper Series on Entrepreneurship and Innovation WP8
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 28 Feb 2014
Michael Fritsch
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration
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new firm formation, sustainable, regional economic development

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Occupational Choice and Self-Employment — Are They Related?

SOEPpaper No. 533
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 23 Jan 2013
Alina Sorgner and Michael Fritsch
University of Jena and University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration
Downloads 58 (376,322)
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Entrepreneurial choice, occupation-specific determinants of entrepreneurship, risk preferences, taste for variety

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Business Cycles, Unemployment and Entrepreneurial Entry: First Evidence from Germany

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1281
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 27 Mar 2013
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration, Europa-Universitaet Viadrina - Fakultat fur Wirtschaftswissenschaften and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Downloads 52 (395,923)
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Self-employment, business cycle, unemployment, start-up

Why Did Self-Employment Increase so Strongly in Germany?

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1447
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 11 Feb 2015
Michael Fritsch, Alexander Kritikos and Alina Sorgner
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration, Europa-Universitaet Viadrina - Fakultat fur Wirtschaftswissenschaften and University of Jena
Downloads 26 (521,299)
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Self-employment, non-linear Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition technique, entrepreneurship, Germany

Why Did Self-Employment Increase so Strongly in Germany?

IZA Discussion Paper No. 8818
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Michael Fritsch, Alexander Kritikos and Alina Sorgner
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration, Europa-Universitaet Viadrina - Fakultat fur Wirtschaftswissenschaften and University of Jena
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self-employment, non-linear Blinder-Oaxaca decomposition technique, entrepreneurship, Germany

Business Cycles and Start-Ups Across Industries: An Empirical Analysis of German Regions

DIW Discussion Paper No. 1732
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 09 May 2018
Alexander Konon, Michael Fritsch and Alexander Kritikos
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and Europa-Universitaet Viadrina - Fakultat fur Wirtschaftswissenschaften
Downloads 31 (492,641)
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New business formation, entrepreneurship, business cycle, manufacturing, services, innovative industries

Business Cycles and Start-Ups Across Industries: An Empirical Analysis of German Regions

IZA Discussion Paper No. 11501
Number of pages: 58 Posted: 14 May 2018
Alexander Konon, Michael Fritsch and Alexander Kritikos
German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and Europa-Universitaet Viadrina - Fakultat fur Wirtschaftswissenschaften
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new business formation, entrepreneurship, business cycle, manufacturing, services, innovative industries

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Who Starts with Open Source? Institutional Choice of Start-Ups in the German ICT Sector

University of Jena Economics Research Paper No. 2010-049
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 12 Feb 2011 Last Revised: 07 May 2013
Michael Fritsch and Sebastian von Engelhardt
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Jena - Economics Department
Downloads 38 (448,859)
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New Business Formation, Institutions, Open Source, Intellectual Property Rights, Software Industry

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Does Quality Make a Difference? Employment Effects of High- and Low-Quality Start-Ups

DIW Berlin Discussion Paper No. 1128
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 07 Jun 2011
Michael Fritsch and Alexandra Schroeter
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Jena
Downloads 37 (453,025)
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Entrepreneurship, new business formation, innovative industries, regional development, entrepreneurship policy

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Self-Employment after Socialism: Intergenerational Links, Entrepreneurial Values, and Human Capital

SOEPpaper No. 456
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Jul 2012
Michael Fritsch and Alina Rusakova
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Jena
Downloads 35 (461,617)
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entrepreneurship, parental role models, human capital

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Business Cycles, Unemployment and Entrepreneurial Entry: Evidence from Germany

IZA Discussion Paper No. 7852
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Jan 2014
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration, Europa-Universitaet Viadrina - Fakultat fur Wirtschaftswissenschaften and German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
Downloads 29 (490,066)
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self-employment, business cycle, unemployment, start-up

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Stepping Forward: Personality Traits, Choice of Profession, and the Decision to Become Self-Employed

SOEPpaper No. 539
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 12 Feb 2013
Michael Fritsch and Alina Sorgner
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration and University of Jena
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Entrepreneurial choice, vocational choice, personality traits

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Historical Shocks and Persistence of Economic Activity: Evidence from a Unique Natural Experiment

Higher School of Economics Research Paper No. WP BRP 143/EC/2016
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 14 Jul 2016
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration, University of Jena, University of Jena and National Research University Higher School of Economics
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Entrepreneurship, regional culture, persistence

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Types of Institutions and Well-Being of Self-Employed and Paid Employees in Europe

IZA Discussion Paper No. 12336
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 May 2019
Michael Fritsch, Alina Sorgner and Michael Wyrwich
University of Jena - School of Economics and Business Administration, University of Jena and University of Jena
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entrepreneurship, institutions, well-being, life satisfaction, job satisfaction