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  • Research Project

    INNOMSME

    Completed Project| Entrepreneurship
  • SOEPpapers 1012 / 2018

    Prediction Based on Entrepreneurship-Prone Personality Profiles: Sometimes Worse Than the Toss of a Coin

    The human personality predicts a wide range of activities and occupational choices—from musical sophistication to entrepreneurial careers. However, which method should be applied if information on personality traits is used for prediction and advice? In psychological research, group profiles are widely employed. In this contribution, we examine the performance of profiles using the example ...

    2018| Alexander Konon, Alexander Kritikos
  • Externe Monographien

    Firm Size and Innovation in the Service Sector

    A rich literature links knowledge inputs with innovative outputs. However, most of what is known is restricted to manufacturing. This paper analyzes whether the three aspects involving innovative activity - R&D; innovative output; and productivity - hold for knowledge intensive services. Combining the models of Crepon et al. (1998) and of Ackerberg et al. (2015), allows for causal interpretation of ...

    Bonn: IZA, 2018, 46 S.
    (Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 12035)
    | David Audretsch, Marian Hafenstein, Alexander S. Kritikos, Alexander Schiersch
  • Diskussionspapiere 1774 / 2018

    Firm Size and Innovation in the Service Sector

    A rich literature links knowledge inputs with innovative outputs. However, most of what is known is restricted to manufacturing. This paper analyzes whether the three aspects involving innovative activity - R&D; innovative output; and productivity - hold for knowledge intensive services. Combining the models of Crepon et al. (1998) and of Ackerberg et al. (2015), allows for causal interpretation of ...

    2018| David B. Audretsch, Marian Hafenstein, Alexander S. Kritikos, Alexander Schiersch
  • Externe Monographien

    Prediction Based on Entrepreneurship-Prone Personality Profiles: Sometimes Worse Than the Toss of a Coin

    The human personality predicts a wide range of activities and occupational choices—from musical sophistication to entrepreneurial careers. However, which method should be applied if information on personality traits is used for prediction and advice? In psychological research, group profiles are widely employed. In this contribution, we examine the performance of profiles using the example of career ...

    Bonn: IZA, 2018, 36 S.
    (Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 11880)
    | Alexander Konon, Alexander S. Kritikos
  • Diskussionspapiere 1763 / 2018

    Prediction Based on Entrepreneurship-Prone Personality Profiles: Sometimes Worse Than the Toss of a Coin

    The human personality predicts a wide range of activities and occupational choices—from musical sophistication to entrepreneurial careers. However, which method should be applied if information on personality traits is used for prediction and advice? In psychological research, group profiles are widely employed. In this contribution, we examine the performance of profiles using the example of career ...

    2018| Alexander Konon, Alexander Kritikos
  • Diskussionspapiere 1732 / 2018

    Business Cycles and Start-Ups across Industries: An Empirical Analysis of German Regions

    We analyze whether start-up rates in different industries systematically change with business cycle variables. Using a unique data set at the industry level, we mostly find correlations that are consistent with counter-cyclical influences of the business cycle on entries in both innovative and non-innovative industries. Entries into the largescale industries, including the innovative part of manufacturing, ...

    2018| Alexander Konon, Michael Fritsch, Alexander S. Kritikos
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