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dc.contributor.authorHyytinen, Arien_US
dc.contributor.authorMaliranta, Mikaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-21T11:01:00Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-21T11:01:00Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/63848-
dc.description.abstractExisting firms are argued to be an important source of new entrepreneurs. Yet, relatively little is known about the characteristics of firms that breed new entrepreneurs. We use a large linked employee-employer dataset to trace and characterize the types of firms from which new entrepreneurs come in Finland. We find evidence for entrepreneurial learning in smaller firms, for they spawn new entrepreneurs more frequently than larger firms. We also find that the productivity of firms and their R&D-intensity are negatively related to the probability that employees transit into entrepreneurship. These results are robust to controlling for a number of employee and employer attributes.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aThe Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA) |cHelsinkien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aETLA Discussion Papers, The Research Institute of the Finnish Economy (ETLA) |x1023en_US
dc.subject.jelG14en_US
dc.subject.jelG31en_US
dc.subject.jelG32en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordentrepreneurship, occupation choice, mobilityen_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsmobilitäten_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitskräfteen_US
dc.subject.stwSelbstständigeen_US
dc.subject.stwBetriebsgrößeen_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftlichkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwBetriebliche Forschungen_US
dc.subject.stwFinnlanden_US
dc.titleWhen do employees leave their job for entrepreneurship: Evidence from linked employer-employee dataen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn512823596en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US

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