Cultural-cognitive Dimension and Entrepreneurial Activity: A Cross-country Study

@inproceedings{Alvarez2012CulturalcognitiveDA,
  title={Cultural-cognitive Dimension and Entrepreneurial Activity: A Cross-country Study},
  author={Claudia Alvarez and David Urbano},
  year={2012}
}
The purpose of this paper is to analyze the relationship between independence, risk taking, creativity, and entrepreneurial activity at the country level, in the light of institutional economics, concretely using the cultural-cognitive dimension. The main findings demonstrate through a regression model that risk taking and creativity have a positive and significant influence on entrepreneurship. Data were obtained from the World Values Survey, for the period 2005–2008, from a sample size of 42… CONTINUE READING

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