Creating Firms for a New Century: Determinants of Firm Creation Around 1900

@article{Baten2003CreatingFF,
  title={Creating Firms for a New Century: Determinants of Firm Creation Around 1900},
  author={J. Baten},
  journal={CESifo Working Paper Series},
  year={2003}
}
  • J. Baten
  • Published 2003
  • Business
  • CESifo Working Paper Series
  • A rapidly growing literature in industrial economics and regional economics uses data sets of individual firms or regional firm creation rates to answer the central question: What makes entrepreneurs? Which factors encourage some people to set up their own business and create jobs, and what prevents potential entrepreneurs from doing so? This contribution explores the determinants of regional differences in firm creation rates by using a new data set of 4036 individual firms from Southwest… CONTINUE READING

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