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dc.contributor.authorStam, Eriken_US
dc.contributor.authorSuddle, Kashifaen_US
dc.contributor.authorHessels, S. Jolanda A.en_US
dc.contributor.authorvan Stel, André J.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2007-10-10en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-07-27T09:20:59Z-
dc.date.available2009-07-27T09:20:59Z-
dc.date.issued2007en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/25593-
dc.description.abstractThis paper investigates whether the presence of ambitious entrepreneurs is a more important determinant of national economic growth than entrepreneurial activity in general. We use data from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor to test the extent to which high growth ambitions of entrepreneurs affect GDP growth for a sample of 36 countries. Our results suggest that ambitious entrepreneurship contributes more strongly to macro-economic growth than entrepreneurial activity in general. We find a particularly strong effect of high-expectation entrepreneurship for transition countries. These results are interpreted in light of the ongoing debate about public policies designed to stimulate high growth start-ups.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUniversität Jena und Max-Planck-Institut für Ökonomik|cJenaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aJena economic research papers|x2007,019en_US
dc.subject.jelL16en_US
dc.subject.jelL21en_US
dc.subject.jelM13en_US
dc.subject.jelO11en_US
dc.subject.jelO40en_US
dc.subject.jelO57en_US
dc.subject.keywordentrepreneurial activityen_US
dc.subject.keywordhigh growth entrepreneursen_US
dc.subject.keywordgrowth ambitionsen_US
dc.subject.keywordhigh growth start-upsen_US
dc.subject.keywordpublic policy ,economic growthen_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmeren_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftswachstumen_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmensgründungen_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmenswachstumen_US
dc.subject.stwPersönlichkeitspsychologieen_US
dc.subject.stwWelten_US
dc.subject.stwTransformationsstaatenen_US
dc.titleHigh growth entrepreneurs, public policies and economic growthen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn546301258en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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