Entrepreneurship and the creation of small firms: Empirical studies of new ventures

Carin Holmquist, Johan Wiklund

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This timely study focuses on the important issue of new venture creation. Using a variety of data sources, methods and theories, the authors demonstrate the factors that aid or hinder new venture creation in a number of settings. The empirical context for this research is Sweden - a small open economy with a renowned quality of data that allows important research questions to be addressed in unique ways. This book presents extensive and high quality work, and considers issues that are of great importance to scholars and policy makers alike.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
ISBN (Print)9781848440418
StatePublished - 2010


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)

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