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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 C 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 M. 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

Volume 42, issue 4, 2014

Small business, innovation, and entrepreneurship pp. 663-668 Downloads
Jean-Michel sahut and Marta Peris-Ortiz
Born to be alive? The survival of innovative and non-innovative French micro-start-ups pp. 669-683 Downloads
Tristan Boyer and Régis BLAZY
National culture, entrepreneurship and economic development: different patterns across the European Union pp. 685-701 Downloads
Francisco Liñán Alcalde and Jose Fernandez-Serrano
Institutional dimensions and entrepreneurial activity: an international study pp. 703-716 Downloads
David Urbano and Claudia Alvarez
Entrepreneurial intention and career choices: the role of volition pp. 717-728 Downloads
Nyock Ilouga S., Nyock Mouloungni A. and Jean-Michel sahut
University choice and entrepreneurship pp. 729-746 Downloads
Zara Daghbashyan and Björn Hårsman
Religious institutions and entrepreneurship pp. 747-767 Downloads
Yaron Zelekha, Gil Avnimelech and Eyal Sharabi
Revisiting the entrepreneur gender–performance relationship: a firm perspective pp. 769-786 Downloads
In Lee and Matthew Marvel
Personality characteristics and the decisions to become and stay self-employed pp. 787-814 Downloads
Marco Caliendo, Frank M. Fossen and Alexander S. Kritikos
Age or size? Contributions to job creation pp. 815-830 Downloads
Martina Lawless
The impact of human capital on the early success of necessity versus opportunity-based entrepreneurs pp. 831-847 Downloads
Rui Baptista, Murat Karaöz and Joana Mendonça
The impact of venture capital on the persistence of innovation activities of start-ups pp. 849-870 Downloads
Spyros Arvanitis and Tobias Stucki
Entrepreneurs from low-skilled immigrant groups in knowledge-intensive industries: company characteristics, survival and innovative performance pp. 871-889 Downloads
Elisabeth Mueller
Productivity and firm size in India pp. 891-907 Downloads
Prabal De and Priya Nagaraj

Volume 42, issue 3, 2014

Global entrepreneurship and institutions: an introduction pp. 437-444 Downloads
Jonathan Levie, Erkko Autio, Zoltan J. Acs and Mark Hart
GEM research: achievements and challenges pp. 445-465 Downloads
Claudia Álvarez, David Urbano and José Ernesto Amorós Espinosa
What determines the level of informal venture finance investment? Market clearing forces and gender effects pp. 467-484 Downloads
Andrew Burke, André van Stel, Chantal Hartog and Abdel Ichou
Stigma and business failure: implications for entrepreneurs’ career choices pp. 485-505 Downloads
Sharon Simmons, Johan Wiklund and Jonathan Levie
Hierarchy and conservatism in the contributions of resources to entrepreneurial activity pp. 507-522 Downloads
Dirk Clercq, Dominic Lim and Chang Oh
“Surfeiting, the appetite may sicken”: entrepreneurship and happiness pp. 523-540 Downloads
Wim Naudé, José Ernesto Amorós Espinosa and Oscar Cristi
Regulatory costs on entrepreneurship and establishment employment size pp. 541-559 Downloads
Peter T. Calcagno and Russell S. Sobel
Trade credit and SME profitability pp. 561-577 Downloads
Cristina Martínez-Sola, Pedro García-Teruel and Pedro Martínez-Solano
Ageing and entrepreneurial preferences pp. 579-594 Downloads
Teemu Kautonen, Simon Down and Maria Minniti
Innovation in family and non-family SMEs: an exploratory analysis pp. 595-609 Downloads
Nicolas Classen, Martin Carree, Anita E.J. Van Gils and Bettina Peters
Can franchising be an economic development strategy? An empirical investigation pp. 611-620 Downloads
Steven Michael
Do cooperative enterprises create social trust? pp. 621-641 Downloads
Fabio Sabatini, Francesca Modena and Ermanno Celeste Tortia
Size, R&D productivity and Decision Styles pp. 643-662 Downloads
José Lejarraga and Ester Martínez-Ros

Volume 42, issue 2, 2014

R&D investment of start-up firms: does founders’ human capital matter? pp. 207-220 Downloads
Yuji Honjo, Masatoshi Kato and Hiroyuki Okamuro
Regional characteristics, opportunity perception and entrepreneurial activities pp. 221-244 Downloads
Michael Stuetzer, Martin Obschonka, Udo Brixy, Rolf Sternberg and Uwe Cantner
Bank support and export: evidence from small Italian firms pp. 245-264 Downloads
Francesca Bartoli, Giovanni Ferri, Pierluigi Murro and Zeno Rotondi
Ownership structure, horizontal agency costs and the performance of high-tech entrepreneurial firms pp. 265-282 Downloads
Massimo Colombo, Annalisa Croce and Samuele Murtinu
Do small businesses create more jobs? New evidence for Europe pp. 283-295 Downloads
Gerrit Wit and Jan de Kok
Self-employment of older Americans: do recessions matter? pp. 297-309 Downloads
Amelia Biehl, Tami Gurley-Calvez and Brian C. Hill
Effect of R&D tax credits for SMEs in Japan: a microeconometric analysis focused on liquidity constraints pp. 311-327 Downloads
Yohei Kobayashi
The international mobility of billionaires pp. 329-338 Downloads
Tino Sanandaji
How Swiss small and medium-sized firms assess the performance impact of mergers and acquisitions pp. 339-360 Downloads
Spyros Arvanitis and Tobias Stucki
Financial disclosure by SMEs listed on a semi-regulated market: evidence from the Euronext Free Market pp. 361-385 Downloads
Andy Lardon and Marc Deloof
The effect of innovation policy on SMEs’ employment and wages in Argentina pp. 387-406 Downloads
Victoria Castillo, Alessandro Maffioli, Sofía Rojo and Rodolfo Stucchi
Export behaviour of SMEs in transition countries pp. 407-435 Downloads
Petrit Gashi, Iraj Hashi and Geoff Pugh

Volume 42, issue 1, 2014

Parent universities and the location of academic startups pp. 1-15 Downloads
Stephan Heblich and Viktor Slavtchev
The skill balancing act: when does broad expertise pay off? pp. 17-32 Downloads
Elisabeth Bublitz and Florian Noseleit
Entrepreneurship and dynamic capabilities: how firm age and size affect the ‘capability enhancement–SME performance’ relationship pp. 33-57 Downloads
Richard Arend
Are the self-employed really jacks-of-all-trades? Testing the assumptions and implications of Lazear’s theory of entrepreneurship with German data pp. 59-76 Downloads
Daniel Lechmann and Claus Schnabel
Analyzing the determinants of entrepreneurship in European cities pp. 77-98 Downloads
Andrés Barreneche García
Financial constraints and firm dynamics pp. 99-116 Downloads
Giulio Bottazzi, Angelo Secchi and Federico Tamagni
Effects of the matching fund program on IPO and bankruptcy of SMEs in Korea pp. 117-129 Downloads
In Heo, So Sohn and Eun Ji
Does trade credit play a signalling role? Some evidence from SMEs microdata pp. 131-151 Downloads
Mariarosaria Agostino and Francesco Trivieri
Benefits of a registration policy for microenterprise performance in India pp. 153-164 Downloads
Smriti Sharma
Tax structure and entrepreneurship pp. 165-190 Downloads
Mina N. Baliamoune and Pierre Garello
Contextual ambidexterity in SMEs: the roles of internal and external rivalry pp. 191-205 Downloads
Dirk Clercq, Narongsak Thongpapanl and Dimo Dimov
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