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Author Wagner, Joachim
Source EconStor
Content type Text
Publisher Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Economics
Subject Keyword necessity entrepreneurship ♦ opportunity entrepreneurship ♦ Germany ♦ REM ♦ Unternehmer ♦ Unternehmensgründung ♦ Region ♦ Deutschland ♦ Labor Demand
Abstract Using a large recent representative sample of the adult German population this paper demonstrates that nascent necessity and nascent opportunity entrepreneurs are different with respect to some of the characteristics and attitudes considered to be important for becoming a nascent entrepreneur, and that they behave differently. Given the lack of longitudinal data, however, we have no information about the performance of entrepreneurs from both groups in the longer run.
Part of series IZA Discussion Papers x1608
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-01-01
Publisher Place Bonn
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