Entrepreneurial motives and performance : Why might better educated entrepreneurs be less successful ?

@inproceedings{Bhattacharjee2009EntrepreneurialMA,
  title={Entrepreneurial motives and performance : Why might better educated entrepreneurs be less successful ?},
  author={Arindam Bhattacharjee and Jean Bonnet and Nicolas Le Pape and R{\'e}gis Renault},
  year={2009}
}
In a sample of newly created French …rms, the impact of an entrepreneur’s education on the …rm’s survival varies widely depending on his previous labor market situation. While it is strongly positive for the overall population, it is much weaker or insigni…cant for entrepreneurs who were previously unemployed or poorly matched. Our theoretical entrepreneurship model shows that these di¤erences may be attributed to di¤erences in unobserved human capital for better educated entrepreneurs across… CONTINUE READING

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