Economics at your fingertips  

Small Business Economics

1992 - 2024

Current editor(s): Zoltan J. Acs and David B. Audretsch

From Springer
Bibliographic data for series maintained by Sonal Shukla () and Springer Nature Abstracting and Indexing ().

Access Statistics for this journal.
Is something missing from the series or not right? See the RePEc data check for the archive and series.

Volume 63, issue 1, 2024

Revisiting the knowledge spillover paradox: the impact of infrastructure pp. 1-20 Downloads
Ronja Kirschning and Matthias Mrożewski
Should firms invest more in cybersecurity? pp. 21-50 Downloads
Milena Dinkova, Ramy El-Dardiry and Bastiaan Overvest
Preparing fertile ground: how does the quality of business environments affect MSE growth? pp. 51-103 Downloads
Jonathan Fu and Annette Krauss
Family firm heterogeneity and patenting. Revising the role of size and age pp. 105-133 Downloads
Francesco Aiello, Lidia Mannarino and Valeria Pupo
Self-employment and life satisfaction: The contingent role of formal institutions pp. 135-163 Downloads
Xiaoyu Yu, Xiaotong Meng, Laura Stanley and Franz W. Kellermanns
Passion and attractiveness on display: an examination of gender bias in crowdfunding pp. 165-192 Downloads
Chaim Letwin, Michael P. Ciuchta, Michael Johnson, Regan Stevenson and Cameron Ford
Coping with high decline: firms’ resilience to adversity pp. 193-219 Downloads
Silviano Esteve-Pérez, Fabio Pieri and Diego Rodriguez
Navigating the storm: the SME way of tackling the pandemic crisis pp. 221-241 Downloads
Gagan Deep Sharma, Sascha Kraus, Amogh Talan, Mrinalini Srivastava and Christina Theodoraki
The role of lead investors in equity crowdfunding campaigns with a secondary market pp. 243-273 Downloads
Sophie Pommet, Alexandra Rufini and Dominique Torre
Inventions, commercialization strategies, and knowledge spillovers in SMEs pp. 275-297 Downloads
Pontus Braunerhjelm and Roger Svensson
“All that glitters is not gold!”: The (Unexplored) Determinants of Equity Crowdfunding pp. 299-324 Downloads
Camilla Civardi, Andrea Moro and Joakim Winborg
SMEs, R &D financing, and credit shocks pp. 325-347 Downloads
Pietro Grandi, Jean Belin, Elisa Darriet and Marianne Guille
Why generative AI can make creative destruction more creative but less destructive pp. 349-377 Downloads
Pehr-Johan Norbäck and Lars Persson
Narcissism, workaholism, family support and new venture performance: a moderated mediation model pp. 379-419 Downloads
Galina Shirokova, Nailya Galieva, Joshua V. White and Diana Doktorova
How do intercultural proximity and social fragmentation promote international patent cooperation? pp. 421-445 Downloads
Dinithi N. Jayasekara and Jonathan Tan
Does market power drive business model innovation? Evidence from Italian family manufacturing firms pp. 447-475 Downloads
Marco Cucculelli, Riccardo Cappelli and Jasmine Mondolo
Refugee entrepreneurship motivations in Sweden and Germany: a comparative case study pp. 477-499 Downloads
Ghazal Zalkat, Henrik Barth and Lubna Rashid
Marriage: an institution you cannot disparage? Evidence on the marriage norms of entrepreneurs pp. 501-521 Downloads
Isabell Stamm, Fabian Bernhard, Jan-Philipp Ahrens and Baris Istipliler
Publisher Correction: Marriage: An institution you cannot disparage? Evidence on the marriage norms of entrepreneurs pp. 523-526 Downloads
Isabell Stamm, Fabian Bernhard, Jan-Philipp Ahrens and Baris Istipliler

Volume 62, issue 4, 2024

Coupling engagement with analytical rigor: advancing research on religion and entrepreneurship using a mechanism-based approach pp. 1273-1284 Downloads
Marcus Dejardin, Brigitte Hoogendoorn, Frank Janssen, Cornelius A. Rietveld and Elco Burg
The protestant ethic and entrepreneurship: inside the black box pp. 1285-1313 Downloads
Luca Nunziata and Lorenzo Rocco
Specifying the role of religion in entrepreneurial action: a cognitive perspective pp. 1315-1336 Downloads
Saulo Dubard Barbosa and Brett R. Smith
Does religion matter to angels? Exploring the influence of religion in entrepreneurial investor decision-making pp. 1337-1360 Downloads
Jessica Jones, Christina Hymer, Ashley Roccapriore and Brett Smith
Entrepreneurship in religious organizations: How the Church of England developed an entrepreneurial orientation pp. 1361-1382 Downloads
Ruben Werven
Beware the community type: engagement and growth in core vs. open online communities pp. 1383-1407 Downloads
Thomas Cyron, Marcel Garz and Norbert Steigenberger
Natural disasters, personal attributes, and social entrepreneurship: an attention-based view pp. 1409-1427 Downloads
Shihao Wei, Christopher Boudreaux, Zhongfeng Su and Zhan Wu
Digital innovation in family firms: The roles of non-family managers and transgenerational control intentions pp. 1429-1448 Downloads
Anna Maria Bornhausen and Torsten Wulf
Is this time different? How Industry 4.0 affects firms’ labor productivity pp. 1449-1467 Downloads
Marco Bettiol, Mauro Capestro, Eleonora Di Maria and Roberto Ganau
Is digitalization a source of innovation? Exploring the role of digital diffusion in SME innovation performance pp. 1469-1491 Downloads
Sohaib S. Hassan, Konrad Meisner, Kevin Krause, Levan Bzhalava and Petra Moog
Entrepreneurial finance and regional ecosystem emergence pp. 1493-1521 Downloads
Paige Clayton, Maryann Feldman and Benjamin Montmartin
Divergent thinking and post-launch entrepreneurial outcomes: non-linearities and the moderating role of experience pp. 1523-1553 Downloads
Marco Caliendo and Daniel Rodríguez
A procedural perspective on academic spin-off creation: the changing relative importance of the academic and the commercial sphere pp. 1555-1590 Downloads
Uwe Cantner, Philip Doerr, Maximilian Goethner, Matthias Huegel and Martin Kalthaus
Getting off to a good start: emerging academic fields and early-stage equity financing pp. 1591-1613 Downloads
Ciro D. Esposito, Balazs Szatmari, Jonathan M. C. Sitruk and Nachoem M. Wijnberg
Corporate accelerators: design and startup performance pp. 1615-1640 Downloads
Nikolaus Seitz, Erik E. Lehmann and Patrick Haslanger
Early-stage start-up hiring: the interplay between start-ups’ initial resources and innovation orientation pp. 1641-1668 Downloads
Vera Rocha and Luca Grilli

Volume 62, issue 3, 2024

Digitalization and trade participation of SMEs pp. 857-877 Downloads
Dolores Añón Higón and Daniel Bonvin
Effectuation and causation models: an integrative theoretical framework pp. 879-893 Downloads
Margot Racat, Antonin Ricard and René Mauer
A by-product of big government: the attenuating role of public procurement for the effectiveness of grants-based entrepreneurship policy pp. 895-916 Downloads
Peter Grajzl, Stjepan Srhoj, Jaka Cepec and Barbara Mörec
The creation of digital innovative start-ups: the role of digital knowledge spillovers and digital skill endowment pp. 917-937 Downloads
Alessandra Colombelli, Emilio Paolucci, Elisabetta Raguseo and Gianluca Elia
The impact of public procurement on financial barriers to general and green innovation pp. 939-959 Downloads
Dorothea Schäfer, Andreas Stephan and Sören Fuhrmeister
Financing constraints and SME growth: the suppression effect of cost-saving management innovations pp. 961-986 Downloads
Tristan Blick, Ine Paeleman and Eddy Laveren
The role of passion diversity, compassion, and self-compassion for team entrepreneurial passion pp. 987-1007 Downloads
Bernadetta A. Ginting-Szczesny, Ewald Kibler, Melissa S. Cardon, Teemu Kautonen and Henri Hakala
The transfer of federally funded technology: A study of small, entrepreneurial, and ambidextrous firms pp. 1009-1023 Downloads
Maribel Guerrero, Albert Link and Martijn Hasselt
From imposter fears to authenticity: a typology of women entrepreneurs pp. 1025-1050 Downloads
Ingrid C. Chadwick and Alexandra Dawson
Africa’s businesswomen – underfunded or underperforming? pp. 1051-1074 Downloads
Charles Ackah, Holger Görg, Aoife Hanley and Cecilia Hornok
What microfinance schemes for women-owned microenterprises’ productivity in rural Benin? pp. 1075-1097 Downloads
Rose Fiamohe, Sènakpon Fidèle Ange Dedehouanou and Abdelkrim Araar
Save women entrepreneurs: gender, cultural context, and micro-commerce performance in Togo pp. 1099-1133 Downloads
Tchapo Gbandi, Ayira Korem and Kossiwa Zinsou-Klassou
Cultural diversity, social integration, and migrant entrepreneurship—evidence from the China migrants dynamic survey pp. 1135-1155 Downloads
Ping Zhang, Xin Wei and Guirong Mao
Adolescent entrepreneurial learning ecosystem and a tech entrepreneurial career—inspiration from theblack swan stories pp. 1157-1176 Downloads
Wendy D. Chen, Zoltan Acs and Siri Terjesen
Conditions that make ventures thrive: from individual entrepreneur to innovation impact pp. 1177-1200 Downloads
Brian Chung, Philip Hans Franses and Enrico Pennings
What conditions favor high-potential entrepreneurship? Unpacking the nexus between the industrial structure and startup typologies pp. 1201-1222 Downloads
Leonardo Mazzoni and Niccolò Innocenti
Entry-regulation and corruption: grease or sand in the wheels of entrepreneurship? Fresh evidence according to entrepreneurial motives pp. 1223-1272 Downloads
Marcus Dejardin and Hélène Laurent

Volume 62, issue 2, 2024

Entrepreneurship, sustainability, and urban development pp. 463-469 Downloads
Haifeng Qian, Jing Wu and Siqi Zheng
Comprehensive and multifaceted perspectives on sustainability, urban studies, and entrepreneurship pp. 471-501 Downloads
Elisabeth S. C. Berger and Christine Blanka
Entrepreneurial ecosystems, institutional quality, and the unexpected role of the sustainability orientation of entrepreneurs pp. 503-522 Downloads
David Bruce Audretsch, Maksim Belitski, Georg Maximilian Eichler and Erich Schwarz
Are cities venturing green? A global analysis of the impact of green entrepreneurship on city air pollution pp. 523-540 Downloads
Theodor F. Cojoianu, Andreas G. F. Hoepner, Xi Hu, Moustafa Ramadan, Paolo Veneri and Dariusz Wójcik
From place to space: the emergence and evolution of sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems in smart cities pp. 541-569 Downloads
Indu Khurana and Dev K. Dutta
The interplay of context and entrepreneurship: the new frontier for contextualisation research pp. 571-582 Downloads
Cyrine Ben-Hafaiedh, Mirela Xheneti, Pekka Stenholm, Robert Blackburn, Friederike Welter and David Urbano
The dynamic construction of an incubation context: a practice theory perspective pp. 583-605 Downloads
Amba Maria Erkelens, Neil Aaron Thompson and Dominic Chalmers
Trans-contextual work: doing entrepreneurial contexts in the periphery pp. 607-628 Downloads
Pablo Muñoz, Jonathan Kimmitt and Ben Spigel
Making, unmaking and remaking of context in entrepreneurial identity construction and experiences: a comparative analysis between Türkiye and the Netherlands pp. 629-648 Downloads
Sibel Ozasir Kacar
An anthropological perspective on contextualizing entrepreneurship pp. 649-665 Downloads
Michiel Verver and Juliette Koning
Contextualizing emotional intelligence for commercial and social entrepreneurship pp. 667-686 Downloads
Saurav Pathak and Etayankara Muralidharan
Labor market regulation and gendered entrepreneurship: a cross-national perspective pp. 687-706 Downloads
María J. Angulo-Guerrero, Elena Barcena-Martin, Samuel Medina-Claros and Salvador Pérez-Moreno
Business groups’ internal labour markets and SME labour productivity pp. 707-725 Downloads
Pablo Doucet, Ignacio Requejo and Isabel Suarez-Gonzalez
The impact of entrepreneurship research on other academic fields pp. 727-751 Downloads
Roy Thurik, David B. Audretsch, Jörn H. Block, Andrew Burke, Martin A. Carree, Marcus Dejardin, Cornelius A. Rietveld, Mark Sanders, Ute Stephan and Johan Wiklund
Becoming global billionaires from mainland China: 2004–2018 pp. 753-773 Downloads
Kezhou Xiao
Does local government corruption inhibit entrepreneurship? pp. 775-806 Downloads
Emanuel Wittberg, Gissur Ó. Erlingsson and Karl Wennberg
Image isn’t everything: Personality attractiveness, physical attractiveness, and self-employment earnings pp. 807-831 Downloads
Marcus T. Wolfe and Pankaj C. Patel
Do intangible assets help SMEs in underdeveloped markets gain access to external finance?—the case of Vietnam pp. 833-855 Downloads
Chau Le, Bach Nguyen and Vinh Vo

Volume 62, issue 1, 2024

Remembering David J Storey, a pioneer of the entrepreneurship field pp. 1-21 Downloads
Simon C. Parker, Thomas Astebro, David B Audretsch, Robert Blackburn, Andrew Burke, Alex Coad, Marc Cowling, Per Davidsson, Michael Fritsch, Francis Greene, Paul D. Reynolds and Roy Thurik
Different outcomes for different founders? Local organizational sponsorship and entrepreneurial finance pp. 23-62 Downloads
Paige Clayton
Artificial intelligence and firm growth — catch-up processes of SMEs through integrating AI into their knowledge bases pp. 63-85 Downloads
Alexander Kopka and Dirk Fornahl
Family firm network strategies in regional clusters: evidence from Italy pp. 87-103 Downloads
Stefano Ghinoi, Riccardo Vita, Bodo Steiner and Alessandro Sinatra
The impact of trade facilitation on African SMEs’ performance pp. 105-131 Downloads
Andrew E. Hansen-Addy, Davide M. Parrilli and Ishmael Tingbani
Fiscal windfalls and entrepreneurship: fostering entry or promoting incumbents? pp. 133-158 Downloads
Mark J. Garmaise and Gabriel Natividad
Does the bank-firm human relationship still matter for SMEs? The game-changing role of digitalization pp. 159-178 Downloads
Francesco Fasano and Tiziana Rocca
Green management, access to credit, and firms’ vulnerability to the COVID-19 crisis pp. 179-211 Downloads
David Aristei and Manuela Gallo
The COVID-19 pandemic and family business performance pp. 213-241 Downloads
Ivan Miroshnychenko, Giorgio Vocalelli, Alfredo Massis, Stefano Grassi and Francesco Ravazzolo
In search of gazelles: machine learning prediction for Korean high-growth firms pp. 243-284 Downloads
Ho-Chang Chae
Deconstructing involuntary financial exclusion: a focus on African SMEs pp. 285-305 Downloads
Amon Simba, Mahdi Tajeddin, Leo Dana and Domingo E. Ribeiro Soriano
Small Business Property Tax Reductions and Firm Productivity pp. 307-324 Downloads
Karolis Matikonis and Matthew Gobey
The well-being of women entrepreneurs: the role of gender inequality and gender roles pp. 325-352 Downloads
Inessa Love, Boris Nikolaev and Chandra Dhakal
Achieving entrepreneurial growth despite resource and capability constraints: the role of service intermediaries pp. 353-380 Downloads
Kristijan Mirkovski, Frederik Briel, Paul Benjamin Lowry and Libo Liu
Paradoxes of accelerator programs and new venture performance: Do varieties of experiences make a difference? pp. 381-409 Downloads
Farzana Chowdhury and David B. Audretsch
Estimating the innovation benefits of first-mover and second-mover strategies when micro-businesses adopt artificial intelligence and machine learning pp. 411-434 Downloads
Ully Y. Nafizah, Stephen Roper and Kevin Mole
Core business prospects and the management of internal corporate ventures pp. 435-459 Downloads
Jeffrey G. Covin, Robert P. Garrett, Ricarda B. Bouncken, Martin Ratzmann and Malcolm Muhammad
Correction to: Core business prospects and the management of internal corporate ventures pp. 461-462 Downloads
Jefrey G. Covin, Robert P. Garrett, Ricarda B. Bouncken, Martin Ratzmann and Malcolm Muhammad
Page updated 2024-07-14