Based on a large, representative German household panel, this paper investigates whether non-cognitive skills influence entrepreneurial decision making, in particular the entry and exit decision, the latter one thus capturing entrepreneurial survival. The analysis reveals that there are some variables that affect the economic decision of becoming an entrepreneur and different ones or different...
Alexander S. Kritikos, Marco Caliendo, Frank M. Fossen
- 31.08.2012| 66th European Meeting of the Econometric Society ESEM
Marco Caliendo, Frank M. Fossen, Alexander S. Kritikos
Frankfurt am Main,
- 07.09.2011| Die Ordnung der Weltwirtschaft: Lektionen aus der Krise: Jahrestagung des Vereins für Socialpolitik 2011
Alexander S. Kritikos
- 25.05.2011| Meeting Global Challenges: German-U.S. Innovation Policy: Organized Jointly by the German Institute for Economic Research and the U.S. National Academies
When unemployed persons go into business, they often are characterized as necessity entrepreneurs, because push factors, namely their unemployment, likely prompted their decision. In contrast to this, business founders who have been previously employed represent opportunity entrepreneurs because pull factors provide the rationale for their decision. However, a data set of nearly 1,900 business...
Alexander S. Kritikos, Marco Caliendo
- 29.06.2010| ACE Conference on the Development of Entrepreneuship Capabilities