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  • Externe Monographien

    The Influence of Start-up Motivation on Entrepreneurial Performance

    Predicting entrepreneurial development based on individual and business-related characteristics is a key objective of entrepreneurship research. In this context, we investigate whether the motives of becoming an entrepreneur influence the subsequent entrepreneurial development. In our analysis, we examine a broad range of business outcomes including survival and income, as well as job creation, expansion ...

    Bonn: IZA, 2022, 43 S.
    (Discussion Paper Series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit ; 15793)
    | Marco Caliendo, Alexander S. Kritikos, Claudia Stier
  • Diskussionspapiere 2029 / 2022

    The Influence of Start-up Motivation on Entrepreneurial Performance

    Predicting entrepreneurial development based on individual and business-related characteristics is a key objective of entrepreneurship research. In this context, we investigate whether the motives of becoming an entrepreneur influence the subsequent entrepreneurial development. In our analysis, we examine a broad range of business outcomes including survival and income, as well as job creation, expansion ...

    2022| Marco Caliendo, Alexander S. Kritikos, Claudia Stier
  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    Financing Renewables in the Age of Falling Technology Costs

    Cost of renewable energies have dropped, approaching wholesale power price levels. As a result, the role of renewable energy policy design is shifting – from covering incremental costs towards facilitating risk-hedging. An analytical model of the financing structure of renewable investment projects is developed to assess this effect und used to compare different policy design choices: contracts for ...

    In: Resource and Energy Economics 70 (2022), 101330, 15 S. | Karsten Neuhoff, Nils May, Jörn C. Richstein
  • Diskussionspapiere 2017 / 2022

    Let's Switch to the Cloud: Cloud Adaption and Its Effect on IT Investment and Productivity

    The advent of cloud computing promises to improve the way firms utilize IT solutions. Firms are expected to replace large and inflexible fixed-cost investments in IT with more targeted variable spending in cloud solutions. In addition, cloud usage is expected to increase the productivity of firms, as it allows them to quickly customize the IT they require to their specific needs. We assess these assertions ...

    2022| Tomaso Duso, Alexander Schiersch
  • Diskussionspapiere 2014 / 2022

    The Impact of Public Procurement on Financial Barriers to Green Innovation: Evidence from European Community Innovation Survey

    The purpose of this study is to identify whether an innovative company’s likelihood of facing financial constraints is different when the company possesses a public procurement contract (PP). Theory suggests that the treatment effects of public procurement, particularly when mediated by the demand-pull effect, may lower a company’s funding constraints for innovation. We test this theory and apply extended ...

    2022| Dorothea Schäfer, Andreas Stephan, Sören Fuhrmeister
  • Externe Monographien

    A Lasting Crisis Affects R&D Decisions of Smaller Firms: The Greek Experience

    We use the prolonged Greek crisis as a case study to understand how a lasting economic shock affects the innovation strategies of firms in economies with moderate innovation activities. Adopting the 3-stage CDM model, we explore the link between R&D, innovation, and productivity for different size groups of Greek manufacturing firms during the prolonged crisis. At the first stage, we find that the ...

    2022, 23 S.
    (CEPA Discussion Papers ; 49)
    | Ioannis Giotopoulos, Alexander S. Kritikos, Aggelos Tsakanikas
  • Externe Monographien

    A Lasting Crisis Affects R&D Decisions of Smaller Firms: The Greek Experience

    We use the prolonged Greek crisis as a case study to understand how a lasting economic shock affects the innovation strategies of firms in economies with moderate innovation activities. Adopting the 3-stage CDM model, we explore the link between R&D, innovation, and productivity for different size groups of Greek manufacturing firms during the prolonged crisis. At the first stage, we find that the ...

    2022, 23 S.
    (GLO Discussion Paper Series ; 1122)
    | Ioannis Giotopoulos, Alexander S. Kritikos, Aggelos Tsakanikas
  • Externe Monographien

    Personality and Entrepreneurship

    Does personality matter? Is an individual who is open to experience more or less likely to become an entrepreneur? Is it better to score low or high in agreeableness for surviving as an entrepreneur? To the extent that personality captures one part of entrepreneurial abilities, which are usually unobservable, the analysis of traits and personality characteristics helps better understanding such abilities. ...

    2022, 17 S.
    (GLO Discussion Paper Series ; 1137)
    | Alexander S. Kritikos
  • Externe referierte Aufsätze

    Carbon Contracts-for-difference: How to De-risk Innovative Investments for a Low-carbon Industry?

    The shift to climate neutrality requires new process technologies for energy-intensive industries, such as steel, chemicals, or cement. A variety of technology options exist – but they face the challenges of (i) first-of-kind costs, (ii) higher operation and investment costs, and (iii) insufficient and uncertain carbon prices, which partly stem from political uncertainty. Existing innovation policy ...

    In: iScience 25 (2022), 8, 104700, 20 S. | Jörn C. Richstein, Karsten Neuhoff
  • Diskussionspapiere 2009 / 2022

    A Lasting Crisis Affects R&D Decisions of Smaller Firms: The Greek Experience

    We use the prolonged Greek crisis as a case study to understand how a lasting economic shock affects the innovation strategies of firms in economies with moderate innovation activities. Adopting the 3-stage CDM model, we explore the link between R&D, innovation, and productivity for different size groups of Greek manufacturing firms during the prolonged crisis. At the first stage, we find that the ...

    2022| Ioannis Giotopoulos, Alexander S. Kritikos, Aggelos Tsakanikas
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