entrepreneurship & regional development

Authors – E19 – Sue Kilpatrick – Social enterprises and regional cities: working together for mutual benefit

Social enterprises respond to local needs through an integrated economic and social model. It is known that social enterprises facilitate outcomes for their participants; less is known about how social enterprises contribute to outcomes for others in their locale. Activity within social enterprises was observed and interviews conducted with participants, staff, customers and leaders in…

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Authors – E18 – Donato Iacobucci – Entrepreneurial ecosystems and economic resilience at local level

The main aim of this paper is to investigate if and to what extent entrepreneurial ecosystems (EE) have an impact on economic resilience at local level.

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Authors – E14 – Mariana Estrada-Robles – Structural coupling in entrepreneurial families: how business-related resources contribute to enterpriseness

This paper examines how family members support each other’s entrepreneurial activities through sharing resources created at the business-level. Drawing on the concept of ‘enterpriseness’ the study examines the flows between a family and the business and how it influences the impacts of the businesses on the family (enterpriseness).

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Editors – E6 – Ulla Hytti – Associate-Editor

I am a Professor, and head of Entrepreneurship subject at the Department of Management and Entrepreneurship at the University of Turku.

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Authors – E11 – Sergey Anokhin – Flagship enterprises, entrepreneurial clusters, and business entry rates: insights from the knowledge spillover theory of entrepreneurship

Employing a panel setting of 88 counties in the State of Ohio over the five-year period ending in 2006, this study aims to investigate the applicability of the knowledge spillover theory of entrepreneurship in explaining the relationships between flagship enterprises, entrepreneurial clusters, and business entry rates.

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Editors – E5 – Johan Gaddefors – Associate-Editor

“Johan works with research, teaching and administration. He is the coordinator for EIS, a group of about ten researchers and teachers that works with research on Entrepreneurship and Innovation for Sustainable development.

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Editors – E4 – Natalia Vershinina – Associate-Editor

Natalia Vershinina is a Professor of Entrepreneurship at Audencia Business School in Nantes, France, and she previously worked at De Montfort University and University of Birmingham in the UK.

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Authors – E10 – Dianne H.B. Welsh – How much do network support and managerial skills affect women’s entrepreneurial success? The overlooked role of country economic development

Editors – E3 – Maura Mc Adam – Associate-Editor

Maura is a full Professor of Management and the first Director of Entrepreneurship at Dublin City University.

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Authors – E8 – Lydia Canovas-Saiz – A quantitative-based model to assess seed accelerators’ performance

Seed accelerators are a new generation of business incubators. While the number of seed accelerators worldwide has grown exponentially, there is as yet no consensus on how to measure and analyse their performance.

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