State-Level Determinants of Entrepreneurship and a Preliminary Measure of Entrepreneurial Climate

@article{Goetz2001StateLevelDO,
  title={State-Level Determinants of Entrepreneurship and a Preliminary Measure of Entrepreneurial Climate},
  author={S. Goetz and D. Freshwater},
  journal={Economic Development Quarterly},
  year={2001},
  volume={15},
  pages={58 - 70}
}
  • S. Goetz, D. Freshwater
  • Published 2001
  • Economics
  • Economic Development Quarterly
  • State and local governments increasingly look to entrepreneurship as a means of stimulating economic growth. However, can the public sector play a role in promoting entrepreneurial activity—and if so, what should that role be? The authors investigate independent effects of financial and human entrepreneurial capital and ideas on entrepreneurial activity in the 50 states. Financial entrepreneurial capital has an inverse U-shaped relationship with entrepreneurial activity, suggesting there are… CONTINUE READING
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