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
Date Written: April 30, 2013
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
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