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Volume 58, issue 4, 2022

Initial coin offerings, information disclosure, and fraud pp. 1741-1759 Downloads
Lars Hornuf, Theresa Kück and Armin Schwienbacher
Soft and hard information in equity crowdfunding: network effects in the digitalization of entrepreneurial finance pp. 1761-1781 Downloads
Saul Estrin, Susanna Khavul and Mike Wright
Women in the boardroom: a bottom–up approach to the trickle-down effect pp. 1783-1800 Downloads
Anaïs Périlleux and Ariane Szafarz
Signalling entrepreneurs’ credibility and project quality for crowdfunding success: cases from the Kickstarter and Indiegogo environments pp. 1801-1821 Downloads
Shuangfa Huang, David Pickernell, Martina Battisti and Thang Nguyen
Bank failures, local business dynamics, and government policy pp. 1823-1851 Downloads
Salvador Contreras, Manthos D. Delis, Amit Ghosh and Iftekhar Hasan
The early impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on business sales pp. 1853-1864 Downloads
Robert Fairlie and Frank Fossen
Evolutionary entrepreneurial ecosystems: a research pathway pp. 1865-1883 Downloads
Daniel Sunghwan Cho, Paul Ryan and Giulio Buciuni
Short-term financial constraints and SMEs’ investment decision: evidence from the working capital channel pp. 1885-1914 Downloads
Théo Nicolas
Are SMEs less efficient? A Bayesian approach to addressing heterogeneity across firms pp. 1915-1929 Downloads
Antonio Arbelo, Marta Arbelo-Pérez and Pilar Pérez-Gómez
Remittances, ethnic diversity, and entrepreneurship in developing countries pp. 1931-1952 Downloads
R. Isil Yavuz and Berrak Bahadir
Barriers to innovation and innovation performance: the mediating role of external knowledge search in emerging economies pp. 1953-1974 Downloads
Rui Torres de Oliveira, Simona Gentile-Lüdecke and Sandra Figueira
Are there wages from “sin”? Working conditions spillover from paying bribe in Vietnam pp. 1975-1995 Downloads
Uchenna Efobi, Xuan VINH Vo and Emmanuel Orkoh
Business failure and institutions in entrepreneurship: a systematic review and research agenda pp. 1997-2023 Downloads
Chong Kyoon Lee, Johan Wiklund, Alejandro Amezcua, Tae Jun Bae and Almantas Palubinskas
Necessity or opportunity? Government size, tax policy, corruption, and implications for entrepreneurship pp. 2025-2042 Downloads
David B. Audretsch, Maksim Belitski, Farzana Chowdhury and Sameeksha Desai
Who shuns entrepreneurship journals? Why? And what should we do about it? pp. 2043-2060 Downloads
Alex Stewart
Entrepreneur fund-seeking: toward a theory of funding fit in the era of equity crowdfunding pp. 2061-2086 Downloads
Regan Stevenson, Sean R. McMahon, Chaim Letwin and Michael P. Ciuchta
Entrepreneurial learning in online communities pp. 2087-2108 Downloads
Peter Kalum Schou, Eliane Bucher and Matthias Waldkirch
Cognitive financial constraints and firm growth pp. 2109-2137 Downloads
Jun Du and Bach Nguyen
Stickiness of entrepreneurs: an exploratory study of migration in two mid-sized US cities pp. 2139-2155 Downloads
Yasuyuki Motoyama and Sameeksha Desai
Ecosystem dynamics: exploring the interplay within fintech entrepreneurial ecosystems pp. 2157-2182 Downloads
Ahmad Alaassar, Anne-Laure Mention and Tor Helge Aas
Innovation ambidexterity, resource configuration and firm growth: is smallness a liability or an asset? pp. 2183-2209 Downloads
Young Rok Choi, Seongwook Ha and Youngbae Kim
Does working at a start-up pay off? pp. 2211-2233 Downloads
Daniel Fackler, Lisa Hölscher, Claus Schnabel and Antje Weyh
Does personality matter? Small business owners and modes of innovation pp. 2235-2260 Downloads
Petrik Runst and Jörg Thomä
The effects of venture capital investments on industrial innovative opportunities and technological arbitrage opportunities pp. 2261-2280 Downloads
Fangqing Wei, Yi Yang, Yao Chen and Feng Yang
Angel investors: the impact of regret from missed opportunities pp. 2281-2296 Downloads
Jeffrey Sohl

Volume 58, issue 3, 2022

The nascent ecology of social enterprise pp. 1223-1242 Downloads
Helen Haugh, Paul Robson, John Hagedoorn and Kate Sugar
Subjective value in entrepreneurship pp. 1243-1260 Downloads
Per L. Bylund and Mark D. Packard
Institutions, financial development, and small business survival: evidence from European emerging markets pp. 1261-1283 Downloads
Ichiro Iwasaki, Evžen Kočenda and Yoshisada Shida
Mapping SME productivity research: a systematic review of empirical evidence and future research agenda pp. 1285-1307 Downloads
Beldina Owalla, Cristian Gherhes, Tim Vorley and Chay Brooks
The mediating role of values in the relationship between religion and entrepreneurship pp. 1309-1335 Downloads
Cornelius A. Rietveld and Brigitte Hoogendoorn
The entrepreneurial financing of the immigrant entrepreneurs: a literature review pp. 1337-1365 Downloads
Bryan Malki, Timur Uman and Daniel Pittino
From discovery to commercialization: accretive intellectual property strategies among small, knowledge-based firms pp. 1367-1377 Downloads
Christopher S. Hayter and Albert Link
The added value of management skill in the explanation of the distribution of firm size pp. 1379-1405 Downloads
Luis Medrano-Adán and Vicente Salas-Fumás
Same same, but different: capital structures in single family offices compared with private equity firms pp. 1407-1425 Downloads
Antonia Schickinger, Alexandra Bertschi-Michel, Max P. Leitterstorf and Nadine Kammerlander
Determinants of financing constraints pp. 1427-1439 Downloads
Anabela Santos and Michele Cincera
The role of distinct ADHD symptoms for pre-entry entrepreneurial behavior: when intentions do not translate into action pp. 1441-1457 Downloads
Jarno Stappers and Petra Andries
Do Nonfamily Managers Enhance Family Firm Performance? pp. 1459-1474 Downloads
Hanqing Fang, James J. Chrisman, Joshua J. Daspit and Kristen Madison
Exploration-exploitation and acquisition likelihood in new ventures pp. 1475-1496 Downloads
Mohammad Keyhani, Yuval Deutsch, Anoop Madhok and Moren Lévesque
Innovation drivers of external competitiveness in the great recession pp. 1497-1516 Downloads
Emanuele Brancati, Raffaele Brancati, Dario Guarascio and Antonello Zanfei
One swallow does not make a summer: episodes and persistence in high growth pp. 1517-1544 Downloads
Silviano Esteve-Pérez, Fabio Pieri and Diego Rodriguez
Does globalization affect perceptions about entrepreneurship? The role of economic development pp. 1545-1562 Downloads
Pankaj C. Patel and Cornelius A. Rietveld
Skill improvement by product imitation pp. 1563-1577 Downloads
Ching T. Liao
Banking stability and borrower discouragement: a multilevel analysis for SMEs in the EU-28 pp. 1579-1593 Downloads
Ana Mol-Gómez-Vázquez, Ginés Hernández-Cánovas and Johanna Koëter-Kant
The effects of social spending on entrepreneurship in developed nations pp. 1595-1607 Downloads
Shelby Solomon, Joshua S. Bendickson, Eric W. Liguori and Matthew R. Marvel
Motivational drivers to choose worker cooperatives as an entrepreneurial alternative: evidence from Spain pp. 1609-1626 Downloads
Maria Bastida, Alberto Vaquero García, Luisa Helena Pinto and Ana Olveira Blanco
The contribution of board experience to opportunity development in high-tech ventures pp. 1627-1645 Downloads
Jolien Roelandt, Petra Andries and Mirjam Knockaert
Do African resource rents promote rent-seeking at the expense of entrepreneurship? pp. 1647-1660 Downloads
Jonathan Munemo
Immigrant-native differences in long-term self-employment pp. 1661-1697 Downloads
Lina Aldén, Spencer Bastani, Mats Hammarstedt and Chizheng Miao
The Italian Start Up Act: a microeconometric program evaluation pp. 1699-1720 Downloads
Francesco Biancalani, Dirk Czarnitzki and Massimo Riccaboni
Informal institutions, transaction risk, and firm productivity in Myanmar pp. 1721-1737 Downloads
Michael Danquah and Kunal Sen
Correction to: Informal institutions, transaction risk, and firm productivity in Myanmar pp. 1739-1739 Downloads
Michael Danquah and Kunal Sen

Volume 58, issue 2, 2022

Economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on entrepreneurship and small businesses pp. 593-609 Downloads
Maksim Belitski, Christina Guenther, Alexander Kritikos and Roy Thurik
Working from home: small business performance and the COVID-19 pandemic pp. 611-636 Downloads
Ting Zhang, Dan Gerlowski and Zoltan Acs
Digital affordances: how entrepreneurs access support in online communities during the COVID-19 pandemic pp. 637-663 Downloads
Marie Madeleine Meurer, Matthias Waldkirch, Peter Kalum Schou, Eliane Léontine Bucher and Katrin Burmeister-Lamp
Macroeconomic lockdown and SMEs: the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Spain pp. 665-688 Downloads
Luis Pedauga, Francisco Sáez and Blanca L. Delgado-Márquez
The power of shared positivity: organizational psychological capital and firm performance during exogenous crises pp. 689-716 Downloads
Ann-Christin Grözinger, Sven Wolff, Philipp Julian Ruf and Petra Moog
Risk of burnout in French entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 crisis pp. 717-739 Downloads
Olivier Torrès, Alexandre Benzari, Christian Fisch, Jinia Mukerjee, Abdelaziz Swalhi and Roy Thurik
Impacts of COVID-19 on the self-employed pp. 741-768 Downloads
Charlene Marie Kalenkoski and Sabrina Pabilonia
Impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the hours lost by self-employed racial minorities: evidence from Brazil pp. 769-805 Downloads
Igor Pereira and Pankaj C. Patel
SMEs’ line of credit under the COVID-19: evidence from China pp. 807-828 Downloads
Yun Liu, Yifei Zhang, Heyang Fang and Xin Chen
Did the Paycheck Protection Program and Economic Injury Disaster Loan Program get disbursed to minority communities in the early stages of COVID-19? pp. 829-842 Downloads
Robert Fairlie and Frank Fossen
Discrimination in lending? Evidence from the Paycheck Protection Program pp. 843-865 Downloads
Rachel Atkins, Lisa Cook and Robert Seamans
The determinants of bootstrap financing in crises: evidence from entrepreneurial ventures in the COVID-19 pandemic pp. 867-885 Downloads
Joern H. Block, Christian Fisch and Mirko Hirschmann
Small firms and the COVID-19 insolvency gap pp. 887-917 Downloads
Julian Oliver Dörr, Georg Licht and Simona Murmann
Lockdown, employment adjustment, and financial frictions pp. 919-942 Downloads
Povilas Lastauskas
When the rainy day is the worst hurricane ever: the effects of governmental policies on SMEs during COVID-19 pp. 943-961 Downloads
Yacine Belghitar, Andrea Moro and Nemanja Radić
Rethinking stabilization policies; Including supply-side measures and entrepreneurial processes pp. 963-983 Downloads
Pontus Braunerhjelm
Women’s entrepreneurship and culture: gender role expectations and identities, societal culture, and the entrepreneurial environment pp. 985-996 Downloads
Amanda Bullough, Ulrike Guelich, Tatiana S. Manolova and Leon Schjoedt
Disentangling succession and entrepreneurship gender gaps: gender norms, culture, and family pp. 997-1013 Downloads
Manuel Feldmann, Martin Lukes and Lorraine Uhlaner
How gender stereotypes shape venture growth expectations pp. 1015-1034 Downloads
Alona Martiarena
Culture and gender in entrepreneurial teams: the effect on team processes and outcomes pp. 1035-1050 Downloads
Susana C. Santos and Xaver Neumeyer
Does entrepreneurship fit her? Women entrepreneurs, gender-role orientation, and entrepreneurial culture pp. 1051-1071 Downloads
Francisco Liñán Alcalde, Inmaculada Jaén and Domingo Martín
Gender, culture, and implicit theories about entrepreneurs: a cross-national investigation pp. 1073-1089 Downloads
Alka Gupta, Safal Batra and Vishal K. Gupta
Women entrepreneurs’ progress in the venturing process: the impact of risk aversion and culture pp. 1091-1111 Downloads
Daniela Gimenez-Jimenez, Linda F. Edelman, Alexandra Dawson and Andrea Calabrò
Gendered regulations and SME performance in transition economies pp. 1113-1130 Downloads
Natalia Vershinina, Gideon Markman, Liang Han, Peter Rodgers, John Kitching, Nigar Hashimzade and Rowena Barrett
Practice rather than preach: cultural practices and female social entrepreneurship pp. 1131-1151 Downloads
Diana M. Hechavarría and Steven A. Brieger
Radical innovation and its regional impact—a roadmap for future research pp. 1153-1156 Downloads
David Audretsch, Dirk Fornahl and Torben Klarl
Who benefits from SMEs’ radical innovations?—empirical evidence from German biotechnology pp. 1157-1185 Downloads
Mariia Shkolnykova and Muhamed Kudic
Public research and the quality of inventions: the role and impact of entrepreneurial universities and regional network embeddedness pp. 1187-1204 Downloads
Holger Graf and Matthias Menter
Fostering regional innovation, entrepreneurship and growth through public procurement pp. 1205-1222 Downloads
Jon Mikel Zabala-Iturriagagoitia

Volume 58, issue 1, 2022

Publishing in Small Business Economics: An Entrepreneurship Journal pp. 1-5 Downloads
David B. Audretsch, Christina Guenther and Adam Lederer
David B. Audretsch: Clarivate Citation Laureate 2021 pp. 7-12 Downloads
Christina Guenther and Erik E. Lehmann
Small business economics journal editor of the year award pp. 13-13 Downloads
Zoltan Acs
John Haltiwanger: recipient of the 2020 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research pp. 15-25 Downloads
Alex Coad, Martin Andersson, Magnus Henrekson, Sarah Jack, Mikael Stenkula, Karin Thorburn, Karl Wennberg and Ivo Zander
Entrepreneurship in the twenty-first century pp. 27-40 Downloads
John Haltiwanger
Overcoming the liability of poorness: disadvantage, fragility, and the poverty entrepreneur pp. 41-55 Downloads
Michael H. Morris, Donald F. Kuratko, David B. Audretsch and Susana Santos
Age effect on entry to entrepreneurship: embedded in life expectancy pp. 57-76 Downloads
Kent Adsbøll Wickstrøm, Kim Klyver and Maryam Cheraghi-Madsen
Non-employer establishments and economic development in counties: evidence from cross-border neighbor county-pairs in the US pp. 77-92 Downloads
Pankaj C. Patel and Srikant Devaraj
Of free markets and a secular mind: the value of economic decentralization and individual secular values in entrepreneurship pp. 93-119 Downloads
Pankaj C. Patel and Marcus T. Wolfe
Uncertainty, entrepreneurship, and the organization of corruption pp. 121-139 Downloads
Yuan Wang
Does gender still matter? An examination of small business performance pp. 141-167 Downloads
Kip Kiefer, Mark Heileman and Timothy L. Pett
Social trust and new firm formation: a regional perspective pp. 169-184 Downloads
Carlo Corradini
Male and female entrepreneurs’ employment growth ambitions: the contingent role of regulatory efficiency pp. 185-204 Downloads
Pourya Darnihamedani and Siri Terjesen
Startups, relocation, and firm performance: a transaction cost economics perspective pp. 205-224 Downloads
In Hyeock (Ian) Lee
The elusive quest for high-growth firms in Africa: when other metrics of performance say nothing pp. 225-246 Downloads
Florian Léon
Organizational capabilities and SME exports: the moderating role of external funding intentions and managerial capacity pp. 247-261 Downloads
Ko Wai Wai, Catherine Liston-Heyes, Weixi Liu, Gordon Liu and Marc Cowling
Committed to the venture or the family? A study of entrepreneurial persistence in distressed ventures pp. 263-280 Downloads
Karlien Coppens and Mirjam Knockaert
Are cooperative firms more agile? A contingency perspective on small and medium-sized enterprises in agglomerations and peripheral areas pp. 281-302 Downloads
Elisabeth F. Mueller and Carola Jungwirth
The persistence and dynamics of new venture growth pp. 303-322 Downloads
Yan Chen and Michael Song
Does team diversity really matter? The connection between networks, access to financial resources, and performance in the context of university spin-offs pp. 323-351 Downloads
Petra Moog and Christian Soost
Corporate taxes and high-quality entrepreneurship pp. 353-382 Downloads
Ana Venâncio, Victor Barros and Clara Raposo
Procurement policy and SME participation in public purchasing pp. 383-402 Downloads
Bernard Hoekman and Bedri Kamil Onur Taş
Self-employment in the EU: quality work, precarious work or both? pp. 403-418 Downloads
Smaranda Pantea
Experts in the crowd and their influence on herding in reward-based crowdfunding of cultural projects pp. 419-449 Downloads
Aurélien Petit and Peter Wirtz
Regional entrepreneurship and innovation: historical roots and the impact on the growth of regions pp. 451-473 Downloads
Alfredo Monte, Sara Moccia and Luca Pennacchio
Whom do nascent ventures search for? Resource scarcity and linkage formation activities during new product development processes pp. 475-496 Downloads
Andrea M. Herrmann, Cornelia Storz and Lukas Held
CEOs’ religiosity and corporate green initiatives pp. 497-522 Downloads
Hakaru Iguchi, Hajime Katayama and Junichi Yamanoi
Initial external knowledge sources and start-up growth pp. 523-540 Downloads
Stephan Weemaes, Johan Bruneel, Ann Gaeremynck and Jonas Debrulle
Strong client orientation, little leverage in nonprofit firms? pp. 541-563 Downloads
Alessandro Fedele, Raffaele Miniaci and Ermanno Tortia
What happens in criminal firms after godfather management removal? Judicial administration and firms’ performance pp. 565-591 Downloads
Francesca M. Calamunci
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