Boyan Jovanovic: recipient of the 2019 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research

Maria Minniti, Martin Andersson, Pontus Braunerhjelm, Frédéric Delmar, Annika Rickne, Karin Thorburn, Karl Wennberg, Mikael Stenkula

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Abstract

The 2019 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research has been awarded to Professor Boyan Jovanovic at New York University in the USA. Boyan Jovanovic has developed pioneering research that advances our understanding of the competitive dynamics between incumbent firms and new entrants, entrepreneurial learning and selection processes, and the importance of entrepreneurship for the economy. Key perspectives in his research are that the entrepreneur makes employment choices based on the comparative advantage of his or her skills and that entrepreneurial firms are vehicles of technological change and knowledge diffusion that influence industry dynamics and, in turn, economic growth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)547-553
Number of pages7
JournalSmall Business Economics
Volume53
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2019

Keywords

  • Competition
  • Entrepreneurial learning
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research
  • Industrial dynamics
  • Selection

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Economics and Econometrics

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    Minniti, M., Andersson, M., Braunerhjelm, P., Delmar, F., Rickne, A., Thorburn, K., Wennberg, K., & Stenkula, M. (2019). Boyan Jovanovic: recipient of the 2019 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research. Small Business Economics, 53(3), 547-553. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11187-019-00233-x