Entrepreneurship in Russia and China: The Impact of Formal Institutional Voids

@article{Puffer2010EntrepreneurshipIR,
  title={Entrepreneurship in Russia and China: The Impact of Formal Institutional Voids},
  author={Sheila M. Puffer and D. McCarthy and M. Boisot},
  journal={Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice},
  year={2010},
  volume={34},
  pages={441 - 467}
}
Transition economies are often characterized by underdeveloped formal institutions, often resulting in an unstable environment and creating a void usually filled by informal ones. Entrepreneurs in transition environments thus face more uncertainty and risk than those in more developed economies. This article examines the relationship of institutions and entrepreneurship in Russia and China in the context of institutional theory by analyzing private property as a formal institution, as well as… Expand
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