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Volume 60, issue 4, 2023

The “open family firm”: openness as boundary work in family enterprises pp. 1307-1322 Downloads
Frank Lambrechts, Jolien Huybrechts, Alfredo Massis and Erik E. Lehmann
Social network research in the family business literature: a review and integration pp. 1323-1345 Downloads
Victoria Antin Yates, James M. Vardaman and James J. Chrisman
The role of similarity and complementarity in the selection of potential partners for open innovation projects in family firms pp. 1347-1367 Downloads
Julia K. Groote, Sabrina Schell, Nadine Kammerlander and Andreas Hack
How family firms use governance mechanisms to mitigate the risks of ecosystems: a case study from healthcare pp. 1369-1388 Downloads
Dieudonnee Cobben, Petra C. M. Neessen, Diana Rus and Nadine Roijakkers
Innovation as a mixed gamble in family firms: the moderating effect of inter-organizational cooperation pp. 1389-1408 Downloads
Taewoo Kim, Jennifer C. Sexton and Laura E. Marler
Overcoming the ability-willingness paradox in small family firms’ collaborations pp. 1409-1429 Downloads
Christina Guenther, Maksim Belitski and Nada Rejeb
Board openness and family firm internationalization: a social capital perspective pp. 1431-1448 Downloads
Francesco Debellis, Mariateresa Torchia, Fabio Quarato and Andrea Calabrò
Openness to knowledge: does corporate social responsibility mediate the relationship between familiness and absorptive capacity? pp. 1449-1482 Downloads
Laura Pütz, Sabrina Schell and Arndt Werner
Natural disasters, entrepreneurship activity, and the moderating role of country governance pp. 1483-1508 Downloads
Christopher Boudreaux, Anand Jha and Monica Escaleras
Effective policy mixes in entrepreneurial ecosystems: a configurational analysis in China pp. 1509-1542 Downloads
Hongqi Wang, Tianyi Zhao, Sarah Y. Cooper, Shanshan Wang, Richard T. Harrison and Zhongji Yang
Gender productivity gap: does gender-equal ownership compensate for female entrepreneurs’ lack of prior industry experience? pp. 1543-1571 Downloads
Douwere Grekou, Jenny Watt and Horatio M. Morgan
Power and entrepreneurship pp. 1573-1592 Downloads
David B. Audretsch and Antje Fiedler
Narrative entrepreneurship: bringing (his)story back to entrepreneurship pp. 1593-1612 Downloads
David B. Audretsch and Erik E. Lehmann
Were small businesses more likely to permanently close in the pandemic? pp. 1613-1629 Downloads
Robert Fairlie, Frank Fossen, Reid Johnsen and Gentian Droboniku
Small grant subsidy application effects on productivity improvement: evidence from Japanese SMEs pp. 1631-1658 Downloads
Kohei Takahashi and Yuki Hashimoto
Does competition from informal firms hurt job creation by formal manufacturing SMEs in developing and emerging countries? Evidence using firm-level survey data pp. 1659-1681 Downloads
Mohammad Amin
Spatial variations in financial constraints of SMEs—evidence from firm-level estimates of investment-cash flow sensitivities in Sweden pp. 1683-1698 Downloads
Martin Andersson, Johan E. Eklund and Alexandra Tsvetkova
Digital economic activity and resilience for metros and small businesses during Covid-19 pp. 1699-1717 Downloads
Karen Mossberger, Nicholas F. Martini, Meredith McCullough and Caroline J. Tolbert
Productivity and firm exit during the COVID-19 crisis: cross-country evidence pp. 1719-1760 Downloads
Silvia Muzi, Filip Jolevski, Kohei Ueda and Domenico Viganola
Translational research: from basic research to regional biomedical entrepreneurship pp. 1761-1783 Downloads
Sang-Min Park and Nicholas S. Vonortas

Volume 60, issue 3, 2023

Lean scholarship pp. 843-863 Downloads
Dean A. Shepherd and Holger Patzelt
Entrepreneurship, the initial labor force, and the location of new firms pp. 865-890 Downloads
Cristina Carias, Steven Klepper and Rui Baptista
Knowledge-based information and the effectiveness of R&D in small firms pp. 891-900 Downloads
Joshua C. R. Fletcher, Eric S. Howard, Albert Link and Alan C. O’Connor
A contingency model of employees’ turnover intent in young ventures pp. 901-927 Downloads
Anne Domurath, Simon Taggar and Holger Patzelt
Does gender matter for corporate entrepreneurship? A cross-countries study pp. 929-946 Downloads
Linda Elizabeth Ruiz, José Ernesto Amorós and Maribel Guerrero
Examining the outcomes of entrepreneur pitch training: an exploratory field study pp. 947-974 Downloads
David Clingingsmith, Will Drover and Scott Shane
Assessing the impact of the EIB’s intermediated lending to SMEs during funding shocks pp. 975-1007 Downloads
Raschid Amamou, Áron Gereben and Marcin Wolski
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and pandemic-related policies on new firm creation: an analysis of the Italian case pp. 1009-1031 Downloads
Evila Piva and Massimiliano Guerini
Crowdfunding investors, intermediaries and risky entrepreneurs pp. 1033-1050 Downloads
Eric Tassel
Regional entrepreneurial ecosystems: learning from forest ecosystems pp. 1051-1079 Downloads
Allan O’Connor and David Audretsch
How relative marginal tax rates affect establishment entry at state borders pp. 1081-1103 Downloads
Yulong Chen, Kevin D. Duncan, Liyuan Ma and Peter F. Orazem
Proximity and inter-firm corruption: A transaction cost approach pp. 1105-1120 Downloads
Roberta Troisi and Gaetano Alfano
Ownership types, institutions, and the internationalization of emerging economy new ventures: evidence from Africa pp. 1121-1145 Downloads
Gonzalo Molina-Sieiro, Katia M. Galdino and R. Michael Holmes
Distinguishing unpredictability from uncertainty in entrepreneurial action theory pp. 1147-1169 Downloads
Ryan W. Angus, Mark D. Packard and Brent B. Clark
Help from the past—coworker ties and entry wages after self-employment pp. 1171-1196 Downloads
Emma Lappi
Economic preferences and temperament traits among business leaders and paid employees pp. 1197-1217 Downloads
Mikko Vaaramo, Leena Ala-Mursula, Jouko Miettunen and Marko Korhonen
Skill-biased acquisitions? Human capital and employee mobility in small technology firms pp. 1219-1247 Downloads
Jing Xiao and Åsa Lindholm Dahlstrand
The identity of social impact venture capitalists: exploring social linguistic positioning and linguistic distinctiveness through text mining pp. 1249-1280 Downloads
Laura Toschi, Elisa Ughetto and Andrea Fronzetti Colladon
Three waves of immigrant entrepreneurship: a cross-national comparative study pp. 1281-1306 Downloads
Naveed Yasin and Khalid Hafeez

Volume 60, issue 2, 2023

My mother-in-law does not like it: resources, social norms, and entrepreneurial intentions of women in an emerging economy pp. 409-431 Downloads
Shamsul Karim, Caleb Kwong, Mili Shrivastava and Jagannadha Pawan Tamvada
Entrepreneurial organizing activities and nascent venture performance pp. 433-461 Downloads
Anna Long, Matthew S. Wood and Daniel L. Bennett
Being your own boss and bossing others: the moderating effect of managing others on work meaning and autonomy for the self-employed and employees pp. 463-483 Downloads
Milena Nikolova, Boris Nikolaev and Christopher Boudreaux
Gender bias in high stakes pitching: an NLP approach pp. 485-502 Downloads
Indu Khurana and Daniel J. Lee
Assessing the influence of institutions on students’ entrepreneurial dynamics: evidence from European post-socialist and market-oriented economies pp. 503-519 Downloads
Maribel Guerrero and Radzivon Marozau
The future-time reference of home-country language and immigrant self-employment: an imprinting perspective pp. 521-535 Downloads
Mingzhi Hu, Zhongfeng Su and Wenping Ye
The struggle of small firms to retain high-skill workers: job duration and the importance of knowledge intensity pp. 537-572 Downloads
Hugo Castro-Silva and Francisco Lima
Does the entrepreneurial state crowd out entrepreneurship? pp. 573-589 Downloads
David B. Audretsch and Antje Fiedler
Gender differences in business performance: evidence from Kenya and South Africa pp. 591-614 Downloads
Tesfaye T. Lemma, Tendai Gwatidzo and Mthokozisi Mlilo
Entrepreneurial exit intentions in emerging economies: a neoinstitutional perspective pp. 615-638 Downloads
Marta Widz and Nadine Kammerlander
Productivity growth over the business cycle: cleansing effects of recessions pp. 639-657 Downloads
Jeroen Van den bosch and Stijn Vanormelingen
Topic-based classification and identification of global trends for startup companies pp. 659-689 Downloads
Ivan Savin, Kristina Chukavina and Andrey Pushkarev
The productivity impact of short-term labor mobility across industries pp. 691-705 Downloads
Mariacristina Piva, Max Tani and Marco Vivarelli
Industrial policy, innovative entrepreneurship, and the human capital of founders pp. 707-728 Downloads
Luca Grilli, Boris Mrkajic and Emanuele Giraudo
In the eye of the beholder? Differentiating between SMEs and Mittelstand pp. 729-743 Downloads
André Pahnke, Friederike Welter and David B. Audretsch
Mobile money, traditional financial services and firm productivity in Africa pp. 745-769 Downloads
Maty Konte and Godsway Korku Tetteh
High-growth firms’ contribution to aggregate productivity growth pp. 771-811 Downloads
Márta Bisztray, Francesca de Nicola and Balázs Muraközy
Graduation of initial public offering firms from junior stock markets: evidence from the Tokyo Stock Exchange pp. 813-841 Downloads
Yuji Honjo and Koki Kurihara

Volume 60, issue 1, 2023

Pioneering management buy-out and entrepreneurial finance research: Mike Wright’s research legacy pp. 1-35 Downloads
Aurélie Sannajust and Alexander Groh
Bribery, on-the-job training, and firm performance pp. 37-58 Downloads
Spyridon Boikos, Mehmet Pinar and Thanasis Stengos
The economics of PIPEs, revisited pp. 59-83 Downloads
Paul P. Momtaz
Evolution of micro and small enterprises’ work safety behavior in high-risk industries pp. 85-104 Downloads
Wen Li, Tong Zhou, Qiang Mei, Xiangyang Liu and Muhammad Imran
The role of entrepreneurial absorptive capacity for knowledge spillover entrepreneurship pp. 105-120 Downloads
Ronja Kirschning and Matthias Mrożewski
An empirical examination of firm growth in the MENA region through the lens of Gibrat’s law pp. 121-131 Downloads
Julie Ann Elston and Alois Weidinger
Graduates of venture creation programs – where do they apply their entrepreneurial competencies? pp. 133-155 Downloads
Gry Alsos, Gustav Hägg, Mats Lundqvist, Diamanto Politis, Martin Stockhaus, Karen Williams-Middleton and Kari Djupdal
Is managerial discretion high in small firms? A theoretical framework pp. 157-172 Downloads
Andres Felipe Cortes and Andreea N. Kiss
Social innovation, goal orientation, and openness: insights from social enterprise hybrids pp. 173-198 Downloads
John Hagedoorn, Helen Haugh, Paul Robson and Kate Sugar
Entrepreneurs’ actions and venture success: a structured literature review and suggestions for future research pp. 199-226 Downloads
Susan Müller, Alyssa Lara Kirst, Heiko Bergmann and Barbara Bird
Does foreign ownership promote environmental protection? Evidence from firm-level data pp. 227-244 Downloads
Jacint Balaguer, Ana Cuadros and Jose Garcia-Quevedo
Crowdfunding: different types of legitimacy pp. 245-263 Downloads
Wendy D. Chen
What restricts SMEs from adopting sophisticated capital budgeting practices? pp. 265-290 Downloads
Riya Sureka, Satish Kumar, Deepraj Mukherjee and Christina Theodoraki
Productivity dynamics in the retail trade sector: the roles of large modern retailers and small entrants pp. 291-313 Downloads
Janghee Cho, Hyunbae Chun and Yoonsoo Lee
Refugee entrepreneurship: systematic and thematic analyses and a research agenda pp. 315-350 Downloads
Solomon Akele Abebe
The penalty of work from home: gender gap in productivity of unorganised manufacturing firms in India pp. 351-369 Downloads
Saheli Bose
The timing dilemma: understanding the determinants of innovative startups’ patent collateralization for loans pp. 371-403 Downloads
Xue Yang, Hao Zhang, Die Hu and Bingde Wu
Correction: The timing dilemma: understanding the determinants of innovative startups’ patent collateralization for loans pp. 405-407 Downloads
Xue Yang, Hao Zhang, Die Hu and Bingde Wu
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