Entrepreneurship & Regional Development: An International Journal

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1 Jan 2013
2

Research on the impact of the regional environment in the very early phase of the business start-up process is currently limited. This paper contributes to the literature by analysing the influence of regional factors on the formation of entrepreneurial intentions within the theory of planned...

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1 Jan 2013
2

Regional and rural development policies in Europe increasingly emphasize entrepreneurship to mobilize the endogenous economic potential of rural territories. This study develops a concept to quantify entrepreneurship as place-dependent local potential to examine its impact on the local economic performance of rural territories in Switzerland....

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1 Jan 2013
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In this paper, the 'recession push' and the 'prosperity pull' hypotheses are used to analyse the effect of growing non-farm wage employment on entrepreneurship in a rural developing context. Data are collected in a rural household survey in 110 communes in central Vietnam which includes...

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1 Jan 2012
4

Growing evidence demonstrates the significance of regional contexts in shaping entrepreneurship capital, and the importance of this for entrepreneurial knowledge and learning. We report the findings of a six-country study into enterprise education within schools, in less and more developed European regions. The fieldwork exposes...

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1 Jan 2012
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This study examines how modes of entrepreneurship education (active, such as business simulations, versus reflective, such as theory lectures) - alone and in interaction with the universities' regional context - affect students' self-employment intentions. Results from a cross-level analysis show that active modes are, irrespective...