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Volume 51, issue 3, 2018

The socially and spatially bounded relationships of entrepreneurial activity: Olav Sorenson—recipient of the 2018 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research pp. 515-525 Downloads
Annika Rickne, Martin Ruef and Karl Wennberg
Social networks and the geography of entrepreneurship pp. 527-537 Downloads
Olav Sorenson
The characteristics of family firms: exploiting information on ownership, kinship, and governance using total population data pp. 539-556 Downloads
Fredrik W. Andersson, Dan Johansson, Johan Karlsson, Magnus Lodefalk and Andreas Poldahl
The influence of family ownership dispersion on debt level in privately held firms pp. 557-576 Downloads
Silvia Bacci, Alessandro Cirillo, Donata Mussolino and Simone Terzani
Entrepreneurship and local economic resilience: the impact of institutional hysteresis in peripheral places pp. 577-590 Downloads
Cristian Gherhes, Tim Vorley and Nick Williams
Defaults in bank loans to SMEs during the financial crisis pp. 591-608 Downloads
Fábio Dias Duarte, Ana Paula Matias Gama and Mohamed Azzim Gulamhussen
Technical efficiency in the Italian performing arts companies pp. 609-638 Downloads
Concetta Castiglione, Davide Infante and Marta Zieba
The “why” of international entrepreneurship: uncovering entrepreneurs’ personal values pp. 639-666 Downloads
Daniela Bolzani and Maw Der Foo
Human capital signals and entrepreneurs’ success in equity crowdfunding pp. 667-686 Downloads
Evila Piva and Cristina Rossi-Lamastra
Does mobile money use increase firms’ investment? Evidence from Enterprise Surveys in Kenya, Uganda, and Tanzania pp. 687-708 Downloads
Asif Islam, Silvia Muzi and Jorge Luis Rodriguez Meza
Social support timing and persistence in nascent entrepreneurship: exploring when instrumental and emotional support is most effective pp. 709-734 Downloads
Kim Klyver, Benson Honig and Paul Steffens
Networks and self-employed migrants pp. 735-755 Downloads
Joan Martín-Montaner, Guadalupe Serrano-Domingo and Francisco Requena-Silvente
To survive or succeed? An analysis of biotechnology firms pp. 757-771 Downloads
Kalle Pajunen and Joonas Järvinen

Volume 51, issue 2, 2018

Financial and Institutional Reforms for an Entrepreneurial Society pp. 279-291 Downloads
Claire Economidou, Luca Grilli, Magnus Henrekson and Mark Sanders
Varieties of entrepreneurship: exploring the institutional foundations of different entrepreneurship types through ‘Varieties-of-Capitalism’ arguments pp. 293-320 Downloads
Selin Dilli, Niklas Elert and Andrea M. Herrmann
Tough on criminal wealth? Exploring the link between organized crime’s asset confiscation and regional entrepreneurship pp. 321-335 Downloads
Elisa Operti
Regional knowledge, entrepreneurial culture, and innovative start-ups over time and space―an empirical investigation pp. 337-353 Downloads
Michael Fritsch and Michael Wyrwich
Taxes, start-up costs, and innovative entrepreneurship pp. 355-369 Downloads
Pourya Darnihamedani, Joern Hendrich Block, Jolanda Hessels and Aram Simonyan
How institutions and gender differences in education shape entrepreneurial activity: a cross-national perspective pp. 371-392 Downloads
Selin Dilli and Gerarda Westerhuis
Venture capital in Europe: social capital, formal institutions and mediation effects pp. 393-410 Downloads
Luca Grilli, Boris Mrkajic and Gresa Latifi
Stock option taxation: a missing piece in European innovation policy? pp. 411-424 Downloads
Magnus Henrekson and Tino Sanandaji
The evolution and adoption of equity crowdfunding: entrepreneur and investor entry into a new market pp. 425-439 Downloads
Saul Estrin, Daniel Gozman and Susanna Khavul
Team formation processes in new ventures pp. 441-464 Downloads
Lukas Held, Andrea M. Herrmann and Allard Mossel
Habitual entrepreneurs in the making: how labour market rigidity and employment affects entrepreneurial re-entry pp. 465-482 Downloads
Kun Fu, Anne-Sophie Larsson and Karl Wennberg
Institutions, entrepreneurship, and economic growth in Europe pp. 483-499 Downloads
Niels Bosma, Jeroen Content, Mark Sanders and Erik Stam
Entrepreneurship, institutional economics, and economic growth: an ecosystem perspective pp. 501-514 Downloads
Zoltan J. Acs, Saul Estrin, Tomasz Mickiewicz and László Szerb

Volume 51, issue 1, 2018

The knowledge spillover theory of intrapreneurship pp. 1-30 Downloads
Pontus Braunerhjelm, Ding Ding and Per Thulin
Gender disparity in angel financing pp. 31-55 Downloads
Sharon Poczter and Melanie Shapsis
Time to share the load: gender differences in household responsibilities and business profitability pp. 57-84 Downloads
Irani Arráiz
The role of financial constraints for alternative firm exit modes pp. 85-103 Downloads
Nina Ponikvar, Katja Zajc Kejžar and Darja Peljhan
Precautionary savings and the self-employed pp. 105-127 Downloads
Mariacristina Rossi and Dario Sansone
Entrepreneurial career paths: occupational context and the propensity to become self-employed pp. 129-152 Downloads
Alina Sorgner and Michael Fritsch
A social capital approach to the development of sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems: an explorative study pp. 153-170 Downloads
Christina Theodoraki, Karim Messeghem and Mark P. Rice
Cooperative firms in hard times pp. 171-179 Downloads
Simona Monteleone and Francesco Reito
Corruption and destructive entrepreneurship pp. 181-202 Downloads
Christopher Boudreaux, Boris N. Nikolaev and Randall Holcombe
Entrepreneurship: structural transformation, skills and constraints pp. 203-220 Downloads
Ralitza Dimova and Kevwe Pela
Balanced scorecard in SMEs: effects on innovation and financial performance pp. 221-244 Downloads
Ricardo Malagueño, Ernesto Lopez-Valeiras and Jacobo Gomez-Conde
Bank debt and trade credit for SMEs in Europe: firm-, industry-, and country-level determinants pp. 245-264 Downloads
Guillaume Andrieu, Raffaele Staglianò and Peter Zwan
Survival of entrepreneurship in Spain pp. 265-278 Downloads
Bernardí Cabrer-Borrás and Paz Rico Belda

Volume 50, issue 4, 2018

Governance and strategy of entrepreneurial networks: an introduction pp. 671-676 Downloads
Josef Windsperger, George W. J. Hendrikse, Gerard Cliquet and Thomas Ehrmann
Antecedents of early terminations in franchising: franchisor versus franchisee cancelations pp. 677-695 Downloads
Begoña López-Fernández and Susana López-Bayón
Franchising proportion and network failure pp. 697-715 Downloads
Melih Madanoglu and Gary J. Castrogiovanni
An organizational capability perspective on multi-unit franchising pp. 717-727 Downloads
Dildar Hussain, Marijana Sreckovic and Josef Windsperger
Quality signaling through ex-ante voluntary information disclosure in entrepreneurial networks: evidence from franchising pp. 729-748 Downloads
Farhad Sadeh and Manish Kacker
Social interactions and product quality: the value of pooling in cooperative entrepreneurial networks pp. 749-761 Downloads
Wendong Deng and George Hendrikse
Alliances and the innovation performance of corporate and public research spin-off firms pp. 763-781 Downloads
John Hagedoorn, Boris Lokshin and Stéphane Malo
Entrepreneurial networking: a blessing or a curse? Differential effects for low, medium and high performing franchisees pp. 783-805 Downloads
Maryse J. Brand, Evelien P. M. Croonen and Roger T. A. J. Leenders
The performance effect of network and managerial capabilities of entrepreneurial firms pp. 807-824 Downloads
Marijana Srećković
Organizational capital, production factor resources, and relative firm size in strategic equity alliances pp. 825-849 Downloads
Herman Belgraver and Ernst Verwaal
Entrepreneurial personalities in political leadership pp. 851-869 Downloads
Martin Obschonka and Christian Fisch
Entrepreneurship: skills and financing pp. 871-886 Downloads
Felipe Balmaceda
Foreign direct investment and entrepreneurship: gender differences across international economic freedom and taxation pp. 887-897 Downloads
Rajeev Goel
Under the AEGIS of knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship: employment growth and gender of founders among European firms pp. 899-915 Downloads
Sara Amoroso and Albert Link
Opening and linking up: firms, GVCs, and productivity in Latin America pp. 917-935 Downloads
Pierluigi Montalbano, Silvia Nenci and Carlo Pietrobelli

Volume 50, issue 3, 2018

Minority entrepreneurship in twenty-first century America pp. 415-427 Downloads
Timothy Bates, William D. Bradford and Robert Seamans
Testing for racial bias in business credit scores pp. 429-443 Downloads
Alicia Robb and David T. Robinson
Are minority-owned businesses underserved by financial markets? Evidence from the private-equity industry pp. 445-461 Downloads
Timothy Bates, William D. Bradford and William E. Jackson
Bite me! ABC’s Shark Tank as a path to entrepreneurship pp. 463-479 Downloads
Baylee Smith and Angelino Viceisza
Enhancing product market access: Minority entrepreneurship, status leveraging, and preferential procurement programs pp. 481-498 Downloads
Lois M. Shelton and Maria Minniti
How does agency workforce diversity influence Federal R&D funding of minority and women technology entrepreneurs? An analysis of the SBIR and STTR programs, 2001–2011 pp. 499-519 Downloads
Amol M. Joshi, Todd M. Inouye and Jeffrey A. Robinson
New directions in entrepreneurship research with the Kauffman Firm Survey pp. 521-532 Downloads
Joseph Farhat, Sharon Matusik, Alicia Robb and David T. Robinson
Household wealth inequality, entrepreneurs’ financial constraints, and the great recession: evidence from the Kauffman Firm Survey pp. 533-543 Downloads
Fabio Braggion, Mintra Dwarkasing and Steven Ongena
The M&A exit outcomes of new, young firms pp. 545-567 Downloads
Carmen Cotei and Joseph Farhat
Marching to the beat of the drum: the impact of the pace of life in US cities on entrepreneurial work effort pp. 569-590 Downloads
Siddharth Vedula and Phillip H. Kim
Are growth expectations being met? Implications for the internationalization of micro-sized ventures pp. 591-605 Downloads
Marleen McCormick and Stephanie A. Fernhaber
Internationalize to live: a study of the post-internationalization survival of new ventures pp. 607-624 Downloads
Hadi Fariborzi and Mohammad Keyhani
Founder human capital and new technology venture R&D search intensity: the moderating role of an environmental jolt pp. 625-642 Downloads
Xian Cao and Junyon Im
Firm survival in traded industries: does localization moderate the effects of founding team experience? pp. 643-655 Downloads
Cheng Shu and Sharon A. Simmons
Analyzing complex survey data: the Kauffman Firm Survey pp. 657-670 Downloads
Joseph Farhat and Alicia Robb

Volume 50, issue 2, 2018

New players in entrepreneurial finance and why they are there pp. 239-250 Downloads
Joern H. Block, Massimo G. Colombo, Douglas Cumming and Silvio Vismara
The wisdom of the crowd in funding: information heterogeneity and social networks of crowdfunders pp. 251-273 Downloads
Friedemann Polzin, Helen Toxopeus and Erik Stam
Gender differences in the contribution patterns of equity-crowdfunding investors pp. 275-287 Downloads
Ali Mohammadi and Kourosh Shafi
Is the crowd sensitive to distance?—how investment decisions differ by investor type pp. 289-305 Downloads
Christina Guenther, Sofia Johan and Denis Schweizer
Reward-based crowdfunding of entrepreneurial projects: the effect of local altruism and localized social capital on proponents’ success pp. 307-324 Downloads
Giancarlo Giudici, Massimiliano Guerini and Cristina Rossi-Lamastra
Affiliation ties and underwriter selection pp. 325-338 Downloads
Hidenori Takahashi
Business performance and angels presence: a fresh look from France 2008–2011 pp. 339-356 Downloads
Nadine Levratto, Luc Tessier and Cecile Fonrouge
Government as fund-of-fund and VC fund sponsors: effect on employment in portfolio companies pp. 357-373 Downloads
Thomas Standaert and Sophie Manigart
Hidden champions or black sheep? The role of underpricing in the German mini-bond market pp. 375-395 Downloads
Mark Mietzner, Juliane Proelss and Denis Schweizer
A beacon in the night: government certification of SMEs towards banks pp. 397-413 Downloads
José Martí and Anita Quas

Volume 50, issue 1, 2018

Which updates during an equity crowdfunding campaign increase crowd participation? pp. 3-27 Downloads
Joern Block, Lars Hornuf and Alexandra Moritz
How does motherhood affect self-employment performance? pp. 29-54 Downloads
Pernilla Andersson Joona
Bursting into life: firm growth and growth persistence by age pp. 55-75 Downloads
Alex Coad, Sven-Olov Daunfeldt and Daniel Halvarsson
Does mode of transfer matter for business performance? Transfers to employees versus transfers to outsiders pp. 77-89 Downloads
Françoise Bastié, Sylvie Cieply and Pascal Cussy
Entrepreneurship and advancing national level economic efficiency pp. 91-111 Downloads
Kai Du and Allan O’Connor
Which IP strategies do young highly innovative firms choose? pp. 113-129 Downloads
Reinhilde Veugelers and Cédric Schneider
Subsidies, financial constraints and firm innovative activities in emerging economies pp. 131-162 Downloads
Simona Mateut
Entrepreneurial orientation, risk and incentives: the case of franchising pp. 163-180 Downloads
Cintya Lanchimba, Josef Windsperger and Muriel Fadairo
Do crises impact capital structure? A study of French micro-enterprises pp. 181-199 Downloads
Thi Hong Hoang, Călin Gurău, Amine Lahiani and Thuy-Luu Seran
Driving factors of innovation in family and non-family SMEs pp. 201-218 Downloads
Arndt Werner, Christian Schröder and Simone Chlosta
Explaining micro entrepreneurship in rural Vietnam—a multilevel analysis pp. 219-237 Downloads
Franziska Sohns and Javier Revilla-Diez
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