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Measuring Entrepreneurship : Building a Statistical System - Emilio Congregado

Measuring Entrepreneurship

Building a Statistical System

By: Emilio Congregado (Editor)

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This volume provides a comprehensive review of the theoretical concepts and empirical models of entrepreneurship from a non-conventional perspective. Its main purpose is to contribute to the design of an efficient system of indicators of entrepreneurship and competitiveness. The existence of a gap between the theory of entrepreneurship and the methods and data available for testing its main propositions has been widely recognized. Hence, some of the most prestigious researchers have collaborated to review and develop the statistical sources, indicators and proxies currently available for empirical studies on the phenomena of entrepreneurship.

The book thereby makes recent advances in the theory and application of the economics of entrepreneurship accessible to a wider audience, including policy makers, emphasizing data requirements to advance the future research agenda and to allow for a better design and monitoring of entrepreneurial policy.

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Introduction and Outlinep. 1
The Current State: Entrepreneurship in Theory and Practice
Statistical Issues in Applied Entrepreneurship Research: Data, Methods and Challengesp. 9
Entrepreneurial Toolsp. 21
Measurement: Dimensions, Indicators and Statistical Sources
Understanding Entrepreneurship: Developing Indicators for International Comparisons and Assessmentsp. 39
The Compendia Data Base: COMParative ENtrepreneurship Data for International Analysisp. 65
Entrepreneurship Analysis from a Human Population Surveys' Perspectivep. 85
A Proposed Framework for Business Demography Statisticsp. 113
Entrepreneurship Performance and Framework Conditions: A General Frameworkp. 175
The Current Applied Research on Entrepreneurship
Self-Employment and Unemployment in Spanish Regions in the Period 1979-2001p. 191
Tax Incentives and Entrepreneurship: Measurement and Data Considerationsp. 205
Using Survival Models with Individual Datap. 227
Entrepreneurial Human Capital: Essays of Measurement and Empirical Evidencep. 247
Global Entrepreneurship Monitor and Entrepreneurs' Export Orientationp. 265
Labour Market Institutions and Entrepreneurshipp. 279
Financial System and Entrepreneurship: Institutions and Agentsp. 297
Building a Statistical System on Entrepreneurship: a Theoretical Frameworkp. 307
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ISBN: 9780387722870
ISBN-10: 0387722874
Series: International Studies in Entrepreneurship
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 338
Published: 1st June 2007
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.6  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 1.5