Alicia Robb

University of Colorado at Boulder

Research Fellow

Leeds Business School

Boulder, CO 80309

United States

Next Wave Impact

CEO

7455 Park Lane Road

Longmount, CO 80503

United States

Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Visiting Scholar

1000 Peachtree Street N.E.

Atlanta, GA 30309-4470

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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327

Scholarly Papers (40)

1.

Gender Dynamics in Crowdfunding (Kickstarter): Evidence on Entrepreneurs, Investors, Deals and Taste-Based Discrimination

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 29 May 2014 Last Revised: 03 Dec 2019
Hadar Gafni, Dan Marom, Alicia Robb and Orly Sade
Autonomous University of Barcelona, Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Jerusalem School of Business Administration, University of Colorado at Boulder and Hebrew University of Jerusalem - Department of Finance
Downloads 2,819 (5,459)
Citation 49

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crowdfunding, startup capital, gender

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Kauffman Firm Survey (KFS) - Baseline/First/Second/Third/Fourth Follow-Ups: Study Metadata Documentation

Number of pages: 1712 Posted: 31 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 12 May 2010
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., University of Colorado at Boulder and University of Chicago - National Opinion Research Center (NORC)
Downloads 2,302 (7,572)
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Kauffman Firm Survey, New Business Startups, Entrepreneurship, Innovation

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Applied Survey Data Analysis Using Stata: The Kauffman Firm Survey Data

Number of pages: 608 Posted: 09 Aug 2014
Joseph B. Farhat and Alicia Robb
Central Connecticut State University - Department of Finance and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 2,115 (8,690)
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Kauffman firm survey, KFS, Stata, Survey, Complex Sample, Stratified sample, sampling weights, unequal sampling probabilities, oversampling, probability weights

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Citation 26

The Capital Structure Decisions of New Firms

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 Feb 2009
Alicia Robb and David T. Robinson
University of Colorado at Boulder and Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Downloads 1,729 (11,867)
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entrepreneurial finance, pecking order, start ups

The Capital Structure Decisions of New Firms

NBER Working Paper No. w16272
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 24 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 19 Jun 2021
Alicia Robb and David T. Robinson
University of Colorado at Boulder and Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Downloads 170 (215,488)
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2013 State of Entrepreneurship Address: 'Financing Entrepreneurial Growth'

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Research Paper
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Feb 2013
Madrona Venture Group, Bogan Associates, LLC, Private Investor, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, Gruter Institute for Law and Behavioral Research, Vermont Law School, WR Hambrecht + Co, National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc., NASD, University of Oxford - Said Business School, Independent, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Harvard Business School - Finance Unit, Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C., Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, Harvard University - Entrepreneurial Management Unit, University of California, Berkeley - School of Law, BATS Global Markets, Inc., AngelList, University of Florida - Department of Finance, Insurance and Real Estate, University of Colorado at Boulder, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, Manhattan Institute, SecondMarket, Babson College, Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation and Astia
Downloads 880 (33,163)
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state of entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship, state, national, policy, job creation, regulation, barriers, growth, finance, crowdfunding, bank debt, IPO, venture capital

Families, Human Capital, and Small Business: Evidence from the Characteristics of Business Owners Survey

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 06 Nov 2003
Robert W. Fairlie and Alicia Robb
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 563 (59,390)
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Business Outcomes, Self-Employment, Families, Human Capital, Entrepreneurship

Families, Human Capital, and Small Business: Evidence from the Characteristics of Business Owners Survey

Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Vol. 60, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 16 Oct 2008
Robert W. Fairlie and Alicia Robb
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 145 (246,560)
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An Overview of the Kauffman Firm Survey: Results from the 2004-2007 Data

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 24 Apr 2009
University of Colorado at Boulder, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. and University of Chicago - Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship
Downloads 687 (46,496)
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kauffman firm survey, kfs, data, entrepreneurial, entrepreneurship

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Kauffman Firm Survey: Data Overview

2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 28 Oct 2007 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2010
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., University of Chicago - National Opinion Research Center (NORC), University of Colorado at Boulder and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics
Downloads 668 (48,276)

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new business, formation, strategy, offerings, employment patterns, founders, finances

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The Kauffman Firm Survey: Results from the Baseline and First Follow-Up Surveys

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 12 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 01 Mar 2015
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., University of Chicago - Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship, University of Colorado at Boulder, Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Downloads 641 (50,911)
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new business, business, united states, start-up, sustainability, longitudinal, data, finance, kauffman, mathematica, organization, innovation

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Sources of Economic Hope: Women's Entrepreneurship

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Nov 2014
Alicia Robb, Susan Coleman and Dane Stangler
University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Hartford - Barney School of Business and Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation
Downloads 602 (55,224)
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entrepreneurship, Kauffman firm survey, women, female, gender gap, economic growth

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Firm, Owner, and Financing Characteristics: Differences between Female- and Male-Owned Small Businesses

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Apr 2002
Alicia Robb and John D. Wolken
University of Colorado at Boulder and Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Downloads 578 (58,096)
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Small business, financing, gender

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Analysis of Small-Business Viability in Urban Minority Communities

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 24 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 04 Feb 2013
Timothy Bates and Alicia Robb
Wayne State University - College of Urban, Labor, & Metropolitan Affairs and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 564 (59,930)
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Minority entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship, Self-Employment and Business Data: An Introduction to Several Large, Nationally-Representative Datasets

IZA Discussion Paper No. 4052
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Mar 2009
Robert W. Fairlie and Alicia Robb
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 394 (91,668)

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small businesses, business owners, self-employment, entrepreneurship, data

Entrepreneurship, Self-Employment and Business Data: An Introduction to Several Large, Nationally-Representative Datasets

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 28 Feb 2009
Robert W. Fairlie and Alicia Robb
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 146 (245,188)
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Keywords: entrepreneurship, self-employment, business owners, small businesses, data

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Kauffman Firm Survey: Fifth Follow-Up

Number of pages: 1772 Posted: 06 Oct 2011
University of Chicago - National Opinion Research Center (NORC), University of Colorado at Boulder and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
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The Impact of Financial Capital on Business Performance: A Comparison of Women- and Men-Owned Firms

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 07 May 2009
Alicia Robb and Susan Coleman
University of Colorado at Boulder and University of Hartford - Barney School of Business
Downloads 505 (68,796)
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women, financing, startups

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The Capital Structure Decisions of New Firms: Second in a Series of Reports Using Data from the Kauffman Firm Survey

Number of pages: 20 Posted: 01 Nov 2008 Last Revised: 31 Mar 2010
Alicia Robb and David T. Robinson
University of Colorado at Boulder and Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Downloads 501 (69,516)
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capital structure, start-up, startup, funding, Kauffman Firm Survey, debt, sources

Gender Differences in Business Performance: Evidence from the Characteristics of Business Owners Survey

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP- 08-39
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 31 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 15 Apr 2016
Robert W. Fairlie and Alicia Robb
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 301 (124,035)
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gender, business performance, women-owned businesses, female entrepreneurship

Gender Differences in Business Performance: Evidence from the Characteristics of Business Owners Survey

IZA Discussion Paper No. 3718
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 06 Oct 2008
Robert W. Fairlie and Alicia Robb
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 140 (253,686)
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female entrepreneurship, business outcomes

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Startup Financing Trends by Race: How Access to Capital Impacts Profitability

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 27 Oct 2016
Alicia Robb and Arnobio Morelix
University of Colorado at Boulder and Startup Genome
Downloads 393 (92,708)
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ase, annual survey of entrepreneurs, financing, startup, entrepreneurship, census, entrepreneurs, data, survey

Why are Black-Owned Businesses Less Successful than White-Owned Businesses? The Role of Families, Inheritances, and Business Human Capital

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 08 Sep 2004
Alicia Robb and Robert W. Fairlie
University of Colorado at Boulder and University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 201 (185,650)
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business outcomes, race, family, self-employment

Why are Black-Owned Businesses Less Successful than White-Owned Businesses? The Role of Families, Inheritances, and Business Human Capital

Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 25, No. 2, 2007
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 16 Oct 2008
Robert W. Fairlie and Alicia Robb
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 181 (203,949)
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Kauffman Firm Survey: Presentation

2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Nov 2007
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, University of Colorado at Boulder and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics
Downloads 337 (110,426)

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An Overview of the Kauffman Firm Survey: Results from the 2004-2008

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Research Paper
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 May 2010
University of Colorado at Boulder, University of Chicago - Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Mathematica Policy Research, Inc. and Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.
Downloads 333 (111,913)
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Kauffman Firm Survey, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneurial, Data, Longitudinal

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Access to Financial Capital Among U.S. Businesses: The Case of African-American Firms

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-06-33
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 11 Nov 2007
Robert W. Fairlie and Alicia Robb
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 332 (112,253)
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A Comparison of New Firm Financing by Gender: Evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey Data

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 31 Aug 2008 Last Revised: 13 Jan 2015
Susan Coleman and Alicia Robb
University of Hartford - Barney School of Business and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 299 (125,612)
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entrepreneurial finance, gender, women-owned businesses, small business finance

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The Role of R&D in Entrepreneurial Finance and Performance

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 18 Oct 2013 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2014
Alicia Robb and Robert Seamans
University of Colorado at Boulder and New York University (NYU) - Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Downloads 298 (126,045)
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entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial finance, information asymmetry, firm performance, research and development, transaction cost economics

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Characteristics of New Firms: A Comparison by Gender

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 22 Jan 2020
Alicia Robb and Susan Coleman
University of Colorado at Boulder and University of Hartford - Barney School of Business
Downloads 278 (135,526)
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women, Kauffman firm survey, gender, financing, firm, small business owner

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A Market-Based Approach for Crossing the Valley of Death: The Benefits of a Capital Gains Exemption for Investments in Startups

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Feb 2012
Robert E. Litan and Alicia Robb
Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) - Council on Foreign Relations- Washington D.C. and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 213 (175,949)
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capital gains, tax exemption, policy, startup

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Determinants of Business Success: An Examination of Asian-Owned Businesses in the United States

IZA Discussion Paper No. 2566
Number of pages: 59 Posted: 29 Jan 2007
Alicia Robb and Robert W. Fairlie
University of Colorado at Boulder and University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics
Downloads 213 (175,949)
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Asians, entrepreneurship, startup capital, self-employment

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An Overview of the Kauffman Firm Survey: Results from 2011 Business Activities

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 13 Jun 2013
Alicia Robb and Joseph B. Farhat
University of Colorado at Boulder and Central Connecticut State University - Department of Finance
Downloads 186 (199,152)
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Kauffman Firm Survey, KFS, data, entrepreneurship, firm, longitudinal

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An Overview of the Kauffman Firm Survey: Results from 2010 Business Activities

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 11 May 2012
Alicia Robb and E. J. Reedy
University of Colorado at Boulder and University of Chicago - Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship
Downloads 185 (200,141)
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kauffman firm survey, kfs, startup, young business, data, entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial

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Analyzing the 2004-2011 KFS Multiply Imputed Data

Number of pages: 82 Posted: 13 Dec 2013
Joseph B. Farhat and Alicia Robb
Central Connecticut State University - Department of Finance and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 169 (216,425)
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kauffman firm survey, kfs, data, longitudinal, data editing

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Financing Strategies of New Technology-Based Firms: A Comparison of Women- and Men-Owned Firms

Journal of Technology Management & Innovation, Vol. 5, No. 1, 2010
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 31 Mar 2010 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2010
Alicia Robb and Susan Coleman
University of Colorado at Boulder and University of Hartford - Barney School of Business
Downloads 158 (229,087)
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gender, startup, entrepreneur, Kauffman Firm Survey, KFS, women, men, high-tech, new technology-based firms, women-owned firm, financing strategies

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Patterns of Financing: A Comparison Between White- and African-American Young Firms - Fourth in a Series of Reports Using Data from the Kauffman Firm Survey

Kauffman Foundation Firm Survey Research
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 17 Aug 2009
University of Colorado at Boulder, University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics and Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Downloads 155 (232,765)
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kauffman firm survey, kfs, african-american, financial capital

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An Overview of the Kauffman Firm Survey: Results from 2009 Business Activities

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Research Paper
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 05 Apr 2011
Alicia Robb and E. J. Reedy
University of Colorado at Boulder and University of Chicago - Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship
Downloads 120 (284,185)
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Kauffman Firm Survey, KFS, data, entrepreneurship, entrepreneurial, activity, firm, trends

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Casting a Wide Net: Online Activities of Small and New Businesses in the United States

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation Research Paper
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 21 Oct 2011
Alicia Robb and E. J. Reedy
University of Colorado at Boulder and University of Chicago - Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship
Downloads 105 (311,800)

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new business, website, Internet, sales, technology, online, Kauffman firm survey, KFS, young firms, new businesses

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Crime's Impact on the Survival Prospects of Young Urban Small Businesses

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-07-30
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 11 Nov 2007
Timothy Bates and Alicia Robb
Wayne State University - College of Urban, Labor, & Metropolitan Affairs and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 84 (359,431)

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Kauffman Firm Survey: Audio of Presentation

2007 Kauffman Symposium on Entrepreneurship and Innovation Data
Posted: 16 Nov 2007
Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, University of Colorado at Boulder and Case Western Reserve University - Department of Economics
Downloads 71 (395,610)

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Analysis of Young Neighborhood Firms Serving Urban Minority Clients

US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies Paper No. CES-WP-08-11
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Jun 2008
Timothy Bates and Alicia Robb
Wayne State University - College of Urban, Labor, & Metropolitan Affairs and University of Colorado at Boulder
Downloads 70 (398,649)

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Entrepreneurship, Business Performance, Inner City Markets

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Black and White: Access to Capital Among Minority-Owned Startups

NBER Working Paper No. w28154
Number of pages: 62 Posted: 01 Dec 2020 Last Revised: 01 Aug 2021
University of California, Santa Cruz - Department of Economics, University of Colorado at Boulder and Fuqua School of Business, Duke University
Downloads 5 (741,050)
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Analyzing Complex Survey Data: The Kauffman Firm Survey

Small Business Economics, Forthcoming
Posted: 28 Jul 2017
Joseph B. Farhat and Alicia Robb
Central Connecticut State University - Department of Finance and University of Colorado at Boulder

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Entrepreneur, Data estimation methodology, Survey methods, Sampling methods

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New Directions in Entrepreneurship Research with the Kauffman Firm Survey

Small Business Economics, Forthcoming, Duke I&E Research Paper No. 2017-14
Posted: 27 Jul 2017
Central Connecticut State University - Department of Finance, University of Colorado at Boulder - Leeds School of Business, University of Colorado at Boulder and Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

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Kauffman Firm Survey, Entrepreneurship research , Firm creation