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Determinants of early internationalization of new firms: the case of Chile

José Amorós Espinosa (), Rodrigo Basco () and Gianni Romaní ()
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Rodrigo Basco: Private Universität Witten/Herdecke
Gianni Romaní: Universidad Católica del Norte

International Entrepreneurship and Management Journal, 2016, vol. 12, issue 1, No 13, 283-307

Abstract: Abstract The aim of this article is to analyze the factors related to the early internationalization of new firms in Chile. We grouped the internationalization driver factors into three categories: individual, organizational, and firm-environmental factors. Using a sample of 374 entrepreneurs from Global Entrepreneurship Monitor data and performing a logistic regression model, we found that owner-manager’ high educational levels, opportunity-oriented motivation, new technology use, and activities related to extractive sectors (e.g., farming, forestry, fishing, and mining) contribute to a higher likelihood of early firm internationalizing. The implications for theory and practice are discussed.

Keywords: International entrepreneurship; New firm owners; Internationalization of new firms; Global Entrepreneurship Monitor; Chile (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2016
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