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Volume 45, issue 1, 2015

Understanding the dynamics of entrepreneurship through framework approaches pp. 1-13 Downloads
Donald Kuratko, Michael Morris and Minet Schindehutte
A sequential choice model of family business succession pp. 15-37 Downloads
Timothy Mathews and Tim Blumentritt
The medium-term effect of R&D on firm growth pp. 39-62 Downloads
Marco Capasso, Tania Treibich and Bart Verspagen
Entry and exit dynamics of nascent business owners pp. 63-84 Downloads
Vera Rocha, Anabela Carneiro and Celeste Varum
ADHD-like behavior and entrepreneurial intentions pp. 85-101 Downloads
Ingrid Verheul, Joern Block, Katrin Burmeister-Lamp, Roy Thurik, Henning Tiemeier and Roxana Turturea
Entrepreneurship, innovation and regional growth: a network theory pp. 103-128 Downloads
Robert Huggins and Piers Thompson
Productivity growth persistence: firm strategies, size and system properties pp. 129-147 Downloads
Cristiano Antonelli, Francesco Crespi and Giuseppe Scellato
Financial reporting quality and the cost of debt of SMEs pp. 149-164 Downloads
Heidi Vander Bauwhede, Michiel De Meyere and Philippe Van Cauwenberge
Subsidized start-ups out of unemployment: a comparison to regular business start-ups pp. 165-190 Downloads
Marco Caliendo, Jens Hogenacker, Steffen Künn and Frank Wießner
Entrepreneurship and the intergenerational transmission of values pp. 191-213 Downloads
Michael Wyrwich
Corporate governance, credit ratings and the capital structure of Greek SME and large listed firms pp. 215-244 Downloads
Apostolos Dasilas and Nicolas Papasyriopoulos

Volume 44, issue 4, 2015

Shaker A. Zahra: pioneering entrepreneurship scholar pp. 721-725 Downloads
David Audretsch
Corporate entrepreneurship as knowledge creation and conversion: the role of entrepreneurial hubs pp. 727-735 Downloads
Shaker Zahra
Entrepreneurs’ negotiation behavior pp. 737-757 Downloads
Sabrina Artinger, Nir Vulkan and Yotam Shem-Tov
What drives environmental practices of SMEs? pp. 759-781 Downloads
Brigitte Hoogendoorn, Daniela Guerra and Peter Zwan
Education and entrepreneurial success pp. 783-796 Downloads
Ivar Kolstad and Arne Wiig
Causal ascriptions and perceived learning from entrepreneurial failure pp. 797-820 Downloads
Yasuhiro Yamakawa and Melissa Cardon
An international cohort comparison of size effects on job growth pp. 821-844 Downloads
Michael Anyadike-Danes, Carl Magnus Bjuggren, Sandra Gottschalk, Werner Hölzl, Dan Johansson, Mika Maliranta and Anja Myrann
Supply chains and the internationalization of small firms pp. 845-865 Downloads
Giorgia Giovannetti, Enrico Marvasi and Marco Sanfilippo
Trust, transaction costs and contractual incompleteness in franchising pp. 867-888 Downloads
George Hendrikse, Patrick Hippmann and Josef Windsperger
Firm growth in the course of mergers and acquisitions pp. 889-904 Downloads
Dirk Burghardt and Marco Helm
Local financial development and the trade credit policy of Italian SMEs pp. 905-924 Downloads
Marc Deloof and Maurizio Rocca
Cluster development policy, SME’s performance, and spillovers: evidence from Brazil pp. 925-948 Downloads
Lucas Figal Garone, Alessandro Maffioli, Joao Negri, Cesar Rodriguez and Gonzalo Vázquez-Baré

Volume 44, issue 2, 2015

Infrastructure and entrepreneurship pp. 219-230 Downloads
David Audretsch, Diana Heger and Tobias Veith
The heterogeneous dynamics between growth and profits: the case of young firms pp. 231-253 Downloads
Juan Federico and Joan-Lluis Capelleras
Determinants of capital structure: evidence from a major developing economy pp. 255-282 Downloads
Bülent Köksal and Cuneyt Orman
Are entrepreneurship and cognitive skills related? Some international evidence pp. 283-298 Downloads
Rik Hafer and Garett Jones
Dividends and family governance practices in private family firms pp. 299-314 Downloads
Anneleen Michiels, Wim Voordeckers, Nadine Lybaert and Tensie Steijvers
The driving forces of venture capital investments pp. 315-344 Downloads
Yixi Ning, Wei Wang and Bo Yu
Transnational activities of immigrant-owned firms and their performances in the USA pp. 345-359 Downloads
Qingfang Wang and Cathy Liu
Are high-growth firms one-hit wonders? Evidence from Sweden pp. 361-383 Downloads
Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Daniel Halvarsson
Leverage and firm performance of small businesses: evidence from Japan pp. 385-410 Downloads
Daisuke Tsuruta
The role of demographics in small business loan pricing pp. 411-424 Downloads
Doris Neuberger and Solvig Räthke-Döppner
Productivity, outsourcing and exit: the case of Australian manufacturing pp. 425-447 Downloads
Sasan Bakhtiari
Innovation financing and the role of relationship lending for SMEs pp. 449-473 Downloads
Emanuele Brancati

Volume 44, issue 1, 2015

The emergence of the knowledge spillover theory of entrepreneurship pp. 1-18 Downloads
Niccolò Ghio, Massimiliano Guerini, Erik Lehmann and Cristina Rossi-Lamastra
The distribution of Schumpeterian and Kirznerian opportunities pp. 19-35 Downloads
Jeroen de Jong and Orietta Marsili
Necessity entrepreneurship and competitive strategy pp. 37-54 Downloads
Joern Block, Karsten Kohn, Danny Miller and Katrin Ullrich
Self-employment and the local business cycle pp. 55-70 Downloads
Helena Svaleryd
The constructivist view of entrepreneurial opportunities: a critical analysis pp. 71-78 Downloads
Stratos Ramoglou and Stelios Zyglidopoulos
Running in the family: parental role models in entrepreneurship pp. 79-104 Downloads
Anders Hoffmann, Martin Junge and Nikolaj Malchow-Møller
Board ownership and processes in family firms pp. 105-122 Downloads
Fabio Zona
High-growth firms and productivity: evidence from the United Kingdom pp. 123-143 Downloads
Jun Du and Yama Temouri
High-growth firms in changing competitive environments: the US pharmaceutical industry (1963 to 2002) pp. 145-170 Downloads
Mariana Mazzucato and Stuart Parris
Spatial patterns in new firm formation: are cooperatives different? pp. 171-187 Downloads
Millán Díaz-Foncea and Carmen Marcuello
Venture capital financing and the financial distress risk of portfolio firms: How independent and bank-affiliated investors differ pp. 189-206 Downloads
Annalisa Croce, Diego D’Adda and Elisa Ughetto
Firms size and directed technological change pp. 207-218 Downloads
Cristiano Antonelli and Giuseppe Scellato

Volume 43, issue 4, 2014

Firm growth and innovation pp. 743-749 Downloads
David Audretsch, Alex Coad and Agustí Segarra
Why don't all young firms invest in R&D? pp. 751-766 Downloads
David Audretsch, Agustí Segarra and Mercedes Teruel
R&D, firm growth and the role of innovation persistence: an analysis of Finnish SMEs and large firms pp. 767-785 Downloads
Matthias Deschryvere
Persistence of innovation and firm’s growth: evidence from a panel of SME and large Spanish manufacturing firms pp. 787-804 Downloads
Angela Triguero Cano, David Córcoles and Maria Cuerva
High-growth firms and innovation: an empirical analysis for Spanish firms pp. 805-821 Downloads
Agustí Segarra and Mercedes Teruel
Age and firm growth: evidence from three European countries pp. 823-837 Downloads
Giorgio Barba Navaretti, Davide Castellani and Fabio Pieri
Investigating the impact of the technological environment on survival chances of employer entrepreneurs pp. 839-855 Downloads
André Stel, Jose Maria Millan and Concepción Román
Processes of firm growth and diversification: theory and evidence pp. 857-871 Downloads
Alex Coad and Christina Guenther
Process innovation strategy in SMEs, organizational innovation and performance: a misleading debate? pp. 873-886 Downloads
Jose-Luis Hervas-Oliver, Francisca Sempere-Ripoll and Carles Boronat-Moll
Who become serial and portfolio entrepreneurs? pp. 887-898 Downloads
Simon Parker
Charitable donations by the self-employed pp. 899-916 Downloads
Matthias Tietz and Simon Parker
Does health reform affect self-employment? Evidence from Massachusetts pp. 917-930 Downloads
Bradley Heim and Ithai Lurie
State intervention and the microcredit market: the role of business development services pp. 931-944 Downloads
Renaud Bourlès and Anastasia Cozarenco
Asymmetric changes in Australia’s small business loan rate pp. 945-957 Downloads
Abbas Valadkhani, George Chen and Bernice Kotey
Assessment of the public tools used to promote R&D investment in Spanish SMEs pp. 959-976 Downloads
Desiderio Romero-Jordán, María Delgado-Rodríguez, Inmaculada Álvarez and Sonia Lucas-Santos

Volume 43, issue 3, 2014

Entrepreneurship, innovation, and human flourishing pp. 511-528 Downloads
Magnus Henrekson
Business experience and start-up size: Buying more lottery tickets next time around? pp. 529-547 Downloads
Alex Coad, Julian Frankish, Paul Nightingale and Richard Roberts
Female self-employment and children pp. 549-569 Downloads
Florian Noseleit
Tax incentives… or subsidies for business R&D? pp. 571-596 Downloads
Isabel Busom, Beatriz Corchuelo Martínez-Azúa and Ester Martínez-Ros
Strategic reference points in family firms pp. 597-619 Downloads
Josip Kotlar, Alfredo De Massis, Hanqing Fang and Federico Frattini
Industry relatedness in trade sales and venture capital investment returns pp. 621-637 Downloads
Ann-Kristin Achleitner, Reiner Braun, Eva Lutz and Uwe Reiner
The ineffectiveness of entrepreneurship policy: is policy formulation to blame? pp. 639-659 Downloads
Norin Arshed, Sara Carter and Colin Mason
Metropolitan innovation, firm size, and business survival in a high-tech industry pp. 661-676 Downloads
Alexandra Tsvetkova, Jean-Claude Thill and Deborah Strumsky
Economic growth and crime against small and medium sized enterprises in developing economies pp. 677-695 Downloads
Asif Islam
Clustering as an organizational response to capital market inefficiency: evidence from microenterprises in Ethiopia pp. 697-709 Downloads
Merima Ali, Jack Peerlings and Xiaobo Zhang
Partial credit guarantees and firm performance: evidence from Colombia pp. 711-724 Downloads
Irani Arráiz, Marcela Meléndez and Rodolfo Stucchi
Imperfect information and labor market bias against small and medium-sized enterprises: a Korean case pp. 725-741 Downloads
Soonae Park, Byung-Yeon Kim, Wonchang Jang and Kyung-Min Nam

Volume 43, issue 2, 2014

The origin of spin-offs: a typology of corporate and academic spin-offs pp. 245-259 Downloads
Helmut Fryges and Mike Wright
The impact of local and external university knowledge on the creation of knowledge-intensive firms: evidence from the Italian case pp. 261-287 Downloads
Andrea Bonaccorsi, Massimo Colombo, Massimiliano Guerini and Cristina Rossi-Lamastra
Technology transfer offices as boundary spanners in the pre-spin-off process: the case of a hybrid model pp. 289-307 Downloads
Annelore Huyghe, Mirjam Knockaert, Mike Wright and Evila Piva
University spin-offs and the “performance premium” pp. 309-326 Downloads
Dirk Czarnitzki, Christian Rammer and Andrew Toole
How innovative are spin-offs at later stages of development? Comparing innovativeness of established research spin-offs and otherwise created firms pp. 327-351 Downloads
Anna Lejpras
Are public research spin-offs more innovative? pp. 353-368 Downloads
Andreas Stephan
Job machine, think tank, or both: what makes corporate spin-offs different? pp. 369-391 Downloads
Helmut Fryges, Bettina Müller and Michaela Niefert
Entrepreneurship and innovation networks pp. 393-398 Downloads
Charlie Karlsson and Peter Warda
New firms and labor market entrants: Is there a wage penalty for employment in new firms? pp. 399-410 Downloads
Kristina Nyström and Gulzat Elvung
Entrepreneurship and survival over the business cycle: how do new technology-based firms differ? pp. 411-426 Downloads
Olof Ejermo and Jing Xiao
How much of a socialist legacy? The re-emergence of entrepreneurship in the East German transformation to a market economy pp. 427-446 Downloads
Michael Fritsch, Elisabeth Bublitz, Alina Sorgner and Michael Wyrwich
Non-R&D SMEs: external knowledge, absorptive capacity and product innovation pp. 447-462 Downloads
Mikko Moilanen, Stein Østbye and Kristin Woll
Innovation embedded in entrepreneurs’ networks and national educational systems pp. 463-476 Downloads
Thomas Schott and Mahdokht Sedaghat
Survival, productivity and growth of new ventures across locations pp. 477-491 Downloads
Hans Lööf and Pardis Nabavi
The role of knowledge variety and intensity for regional innovation pp. 493-509 Downloads
Sam Tavassoli and Nunzia Carbonara

Volume 43, issue 1, 2014

Maryann Feldman: Recipient of the 2013 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research pp. 1-8 Downloads
Mark Lorenzen and Bo Carlsson
The character of innovative places: entrepreneurial strategy, economic development, and prosperity pp. 9-20 Downloads
Maryann Feldman
Small firm innovation performance and employee involvement pp. 21-38 Downloads
Petra Andries and Dirk Czarnitzki
The entrepreneurial orientation–performance relationship in private family firms: the moderating role of socioemotional wealth pp. 39-55 Downloads
Jelle Schepers, Wim Voordeckers, Tensie Steijvers and Eddy Laveren
Academics’ start-up intentions and knowledge filters: an individual perspective of the knowledge spillover theory of entrepreneurship pp. 57-74 Downloads
Maribel Guerrero and David Urbano
Who creates jobs in developing countries? pp. 75-99 Downloads
Meghana Ayyagari, Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Vojislav Maksimovic
Entrepreneurs’ creativity and firm innovation: the moderating role of entrepreneurial self-efficacy pp. 101-117 Downloads
Branka Ahlin, Mateja Drnovšek and Robert Hisrich
Ownership as R&D incentive in business groups pp. 119-135 Downloads
Enrico Guzzini and Donato Iacobucci
The effect of working time preferences and fair wage perceptions on entrepreneurial intentions among employees pp. 137-160 Downloads
Arndt Werner, Johanna Gast and Sascha Kraus
Regional institutional development, political connections, and entrepreneurial performance in China’s transition economy pp. 161-181 Downloads
Wubiao Zhou
What holds back high-growth firms? Evidence from UK SMEs pp. 183-195 Downloads
Neil Lee
Private equity, investment and financial constraints: firm-level evidence for France and the United Kingdom pp. 197-212 Downloads
Dirk Engel and Joel Stiebale
Spatial agglomeration and firm exit: a spatial dynamic analysis for Italian provinces pp. 213-228 Downloads
Giulio Cainelli, Sandro Montresor and Giuseppe Vittucci Marzetti
Efficiency of venture capital firms: evidence from Spain pp. 229-243 Downloads
Arturo Haro- de-Rosario, del Caba-Pérez Mª and Leonardo Cazorla-Papis
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