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dc.contributor.authorKösters, Sarahen_US
dc.contributor.authorObschonka, Martinen_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-05-11en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-05-20T14:34:11Z-
dc.date.available2010-05-20T14:34:11Z-
dc.date.issued2010en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/32601-
dc.description.abstractThis paper investigates economic and subjective effects of public business assistance delivered to nascent entrepreneurs in Germany. Employing cluster analysis, we explore the actual scope and intensity of business assistance used. Then we analyze predictors of take-up and perceived usefulness taking into account the different patterns of utilized assistance. Finally, we assess economic effects by studying subsequent business performance employing propensity score matching. We cannot reveal that business assistance translates into better start-up performance. However, we find that a lack of personal entrepreneurial resources predicts take-up of business assistance in general as well as perceived usefulness of comprehensive business assistance.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aUniv. [u.a.] |cJenaen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aJena economic research papers |x2010,025en_US
dc.subject.jelO38en_US
dc.subject.jelL26en_US
dc.subject.jelH59en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordentrepreneurshipen_US
dc.subject.keywordbusiness assistanceen_US
dc.subject.keywordpolicy evaluationen_US
dc.subject.keywordentrepreneurial resourcesen_US
dc.subject.keywordbig fiveen_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmensgründungen_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmeren_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftsförderungen_US
dc.subject.stwWirkungsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwUnternehmensentwicklungen_US
dc.subject.stwDeutschlanden_US
dc.titleBuilding winners? An empirical evaluation of public business assistance in the founding processen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn625853539en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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