TITLE

Moving on from nascent entrepreneurship: measuring cross-national differences in the transition to new business ownership

AUTHOR(S)
Bergmann, Heiko; Stephan, Ute
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Small Business Economics;Dec2013, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p945
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Nascent entrepreneurship and new business ownership are subsequent stages in the entrepreneurial process. We illustrate how information from the largest internationally harmonized database on entrepreneurship, the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor project, can be used to approximate the entrepreneurial process. We make a methodological contribution by computing the ratio of new business ownership to nascent entrepreneurship in a way that reflects the transition from nascent to new business ownership and provides cross-nationally comparable information on the efficiency of the entrepreneurial process for 48 countries. We report evidence for the validity of the transition ratio by benchmarking it against transition rates obtained from longitudinal studies and by correlating it with commonly used entrepreneurship indicators and macro-level economic indices. The transition ratio enables future cross-national research on the entrepreneurial process by providing a reliable and valid indicator for one key transition in this process.
ACCESSION #
91993087

 

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