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Where should governments invest? The impact of economic, political, social and technological factors on the formation of new firms

Martha Garcia-Murillo, Jorge Andres Velez-Ospina and Patricia Vargas-Leon
Authors registered in the RePEc Author Service: Jorge Andres Velez-Ospina

23rd European Regional ITS Conference, Vienna 2012 from International Telecommunications Society (ITS)

Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to identify the factors that affect the creation of new firms. We take into consideration economic, political, social and technological factors which should also help governments realize the areas that we found to have the greatest impact. The study relies on data from international organizations from which we construct an ordered probit statistical analysis. The results indicate that investments in both ICT and education enhance the probability of generating new business.

Keywords: New business; ICTs; governance; income; credit; education; trade (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2012
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