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dc.contributor.authorWagner, Joachimen_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-08-02en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-10-01T15:01:15Z-
dc.date.available2009-10-01T15:01:15Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/28123-
dc.description.abstractBased on data from a recent representative survey of the adult population in Germany this paper documents that the patterns of variables influencing nascent and infant entrepreneurship are quite similar and broadly in line with our theoretical priors. Both types of entrepreneurship are fostered by the width of experience and a role model in the family, and hindered by risk aversion, while being male is a supporting factor. Results of this study using cross section data are in line with conclusions from longitudinal studies for other countries finding that between one in two and one in three nascent entrepreneurs become infant entrepreneurs, and that observed individual characteristics with the important exception of former experience as an employee in the industry of the new venture tend to play a minor role only in differentiating who starts and who gives up.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aLeuphana-Univ.|cLüneburgen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aUniversity of Lüneburg working paper series in economics|x1en_US
dc.subject.jelJ23en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmeren_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmensgründungen_US
dc.subject.stwRegionen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleNascent and infant entrepreneurs in Germany: evidence from the regional entrepreneurship monitor (REM)en_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn511660308en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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