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Volume 46, issue 2, 2016

Banking relationship numbers and new business bankruptcies pp. 169-185 Downloads
Yuta Ogane
Age, culture, and self-employment motivation pp. 187-213 Downloads
Tommaso Minola, Giuseppe Criaco and Martin Obschonka
What do we know about executive compensation at small privately held firms? pp. 215-237 Downloads
Rebel Cole and Hamid Mehran
Subjective well-being among the self-employed in Europe: macroeconomy, gender and immigrant status pp. 239-253 Downloads
Ingemar Johansson Sevä, Stig Vinberg, Mikael Nordenmark and Mattias Strandh
The cost of growth: small firms and the pricing of bank loans pp. 255-272 Downloads
Anoosheh Rostamkalaei and Mark Freel
Coordination mechanisms for international innovation in SMEs: effects on time-to-market and R&D task complexity as a moderator pp. 273-294 Downloads
Maximilian Palmié, Marco Zeschky, Stephan Winterhalter, Philipp Sauter, Naomi Haefner and Oliver Gassmann
Public funding for startups in Argentina: an impact evaluation pp. 295-309 Downloads
Inés Butler, Gabriela Galassi and Hernán Ruffo
Identifying the effect of college education on business and employment survival pp. 311-324 Downloads
Andrea Asoni and Tino Sanandaji
Disadvantage and discrimination in self-employment: caste gaps in earnings in Indian small businesses pp. 325-346 Downloads
Ashwini Deshpande and Smriti Sharma

Volume 46, issue 1, 2016

Impact of global economic crisis on firm growth pp. 1-12 Downloads
Marko Peric and Vanja Vitezic
Policy and entrepreneurship education pp. 13-29 Downloads
Magnus Hoppe
A matching model of university–industry collaborations pp. 31-43 Downloads
Giorgio Calcagnini, Germana Giombini, Paolo Liberati and Giuseppe Travaglini
Self-employment and trade shock mitigation pp. 45-56 Downloads
Jiaochen Liang and Stephan Goetz
Does new entry drive out incumbents? The varying roles of establishment size across sectors pp. 57-78 Downloads
Keiko Ito and Masatoshi Kato
The role of informal capital on new venture formation and growth in China pp. 79-91 Downloads
Julie Elston, Sandy Chen and Alois Weidinger
Spinoffs in Germany: characteristics, survival, and the role of their parents pp. 93-114 Downloads
Daniel Fackler, Claus Schnabel and Alexandra Schmucker
Business owners and income-shifting: evidence from Finland pp. 115-136 Downloads
Jarkko Harju and Tuomas Matikka
Does start-up financing influence start-up speed? Evidence from the panel study of entrepreneurial dynamics pp. 137-167 Downloads
Diana Hechavarría, Charles Matthews and Paul Reynolds

Volume 45, issue 3, 2015

R&D policies for young SMEs: input and output effects pp. 465-485 Downloads
Dirk Czarnitzki and Julie Delanote
The effects of acquisition on the growth of new technology-based firms: Do different types of acquirers matter? pp. 487-504 Downloads
Jing Xiao
Export-oriented entrepreneurship and regional economic growth pp. 505-522 Downloads
José González-Pernía and Iñaki Peña-Legazkue
Entrepreneurial networking capacity of cluster firms: a social network perspective on how shared resources enhance firm performance pp. 523-541 Downloads
Huanmei Li, Graciela Zubielqui and Allan O’Connor
The patterns of venture capital investment in Europe pp. 543-560 Downloads
Fabio Bertoni, Massimo Colombo and Anita Quas
Understanding the decline in self-employment among individuals nearing retirement pp. 561-580 Downloads
Bradley Heim
Determinants of microenterprise performance in Nepal pp. 581-594 Downloads
Ajay Thapa
Firm size and spillover effects from foreign direct investment: the case of Romania pp. 595-611 Downloads
Karolien Lenaerts and Bruno Merlevede
Do labor tax rebates facilitate firm growth? An empirical study on French establishments in the manufacturing industry, 2004–2011 pp. 613-641 Downloads
Aziza Garsaa and Nadine Levratto
Productivity, market selection, and corporate growth: comparative evidence across US and Europe pp. 643-672 Downloads
Giovanni Dosi, Daniele Moschella, Emanuele Pugliese and Federico Tamagni
Performance of small- and medium-sized enterprises in services trade: evidence from French firms pp. 673-702 Downloads
Iza Lejárraga and Harald Oberhofer

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 3, 2015

Toward a theory of the entrepreneurial process pp. 475-484 Downloads
Dennis Leyden and Albert Link
Creativity, self-efficacy, and small-firm performance: the mediating role of entrepreneurial orientation pp. 485-504 Downloads
Anis Khedhaouria, Călin Gurău and Olivier Torrès
The determinants of R&D persistence in SMEs pp. 505-528 Downloads
Juan Máñez, María Rochina-Barrachina, Amparo Sanchis-Llopis and Juan Sanchis-Llopis
Uncertainty and the employment dynamics of small and large businesses pp. 529-558 Downloads
Vivek Ghosal and Yang Ye
Small enterprise affiliations to business associations and the collective action problem revisited pp. 559-576 Downloads
Martina Battisti and Martin Perry
Incumbent positioning as a determinant of strategic response to entry pp. 577-596 Downloads
Peter-J. Jost, Stefanie Schubert and Miriam Zschoche
Heterogeneous entrepreneurs from occupational choices in economies with minimum wages pp. 597-619 Downloads
Luis Medrano, Vicente Salas-Fumás and J. Sanchez-Asin
Economic failure and the role of plant age and size pp. 621-638 Downloads
Steffen Mueller and Jens Stegmaier
Does (average) size matter? Court enforcement, business demography and firm growth pp. 639-669 Downloads
Miguel García-Posada and Juan Mora-Sanguinetti
A long-run survival analysis of corporate liquidations in Ireland pp. 671-683 Downloads
Robert Kelly, Eoin Brien and Rebecca Stuart
Regional entrepreneurship and innovation in Chile: a knowledge matching approach pp. 685-703 Downloads
Felix Modrego, Philip McCann, William Foster and M. Olfert
Entrepreneurship across time and space: empirical evidence from Korea pp. 705-719 Downloads
Eunsuk Hong, In Lee, Laixiang Sun and Richard Harrison

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
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