Drivers of Entrepreneurship and Post-Entry Performance of Newborn Firms in Developing Countries

36 Pages Posted: 22 Jun 2013

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Francesco Quatraro

University of Torino - Department of Economics; Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis; BRICK - Collegio Carlo Alberto

Marco Vivarelli

Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano; IZA Institute of Labor Economics

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Abstract

The aim of this paper is to provide an updated survey of the "state of the art" in entrepreneurial studies, with a particular focus on developing countries (DCs). In particular, the same concept of "entrepreneurship" will be critically discussed, then moving to the institutional, macroeconomic and microeconomic conditions affecting the entry of new firms and the post-entry performance of newborn firms.

Keywords: entrepreneurship, new firm, innovation, development

JEL Classification: L26, O12

Suggested Citation

Quatraro, Francesco and Vivarelli, Marco, Drivers of Entrepreneurship and Post-Entry Performance of Newborn Firms in Developing Countries. IZA Discussion Paper No. 7436. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2283551

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Marco Vivarelli

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