Techno-Institutional Leap and the Formation of New Firms

Garcia-Murillo, M., Velez-Ospina, J., & Vargas-Leon, P. (2012). The Techno-Institutional Leap and the Formation of New Firms. Journal of Information Policy, 13.

36 Pages Posted: 1 May 2013 Last revised: 12 Jan 2014

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Martha Garcia-Murillo

Syracuse University - School of Information Studies

Jorge Andrés Vélez

Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona

Patricia Vargas-Leon

Yale University - Yale Information Society Project; The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Date Written: April 30, 2013

Abstract

Does the availability of information and communication technologies enhance the ability of entrepreneurs to start up new businesses? Using data from the World Bank and the International Telecommunication Union for all countries over an eleven-year period (2001-2011), the authors test this proposition while controlling for political, economic, and social factors.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship, government policy, ICTs

JEL Classification: M13,H50, L96, L98, O38

Suggested Citation

Garcia-Murillo, Martha A. and Vélez, Jorge Andrés and Vargas-Leon, Patricia, Techno-Institutional Leap and the Formation of New Firms (April 30, 2013). Garcia-Murillo, M., Velez-Ospina, J., & Vargas-Leon, P. (2012). The Techno-Institutional Leap and the Formation of New Firms. Journal of Information Policy, 13. , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2258908 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2258908

Martha A. Garcia-Murillo

Syracuse University - School of Information Studies ( email )

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Syracuse, NY 13244
United States
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Jorge Andrés Vélez (Contact Author)

Universitat Autónoma de Barcelona ( email )

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Department Empresa
Barcelona, CO Catalunya 08193
Spain

Patricia Vargas-Leon

Yale University - Yale Information Society Project

127 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
United States

The Fletcher School, Tufts University ( email )

Medford, MA 02155
United States

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