Two decades of cognitive bias research in entrepreneurship: What do we know and where do we go from here?

  title={Two decades of cognitive bias research in entrepreneurship: What do we know and where do we go from here?},
  author={Oliver Thomas},
  journal={Management Review Quarterly},
  • O. Thomas
  • Published 19 January 2018
  • Business
  • Management Review Quarterly
The study of entrepreneurial cognitive bias emerged about two decades ago and has received growing attention in entrepreneurial research. However, this is the first comprehensive review of the studies published in this field and therefore describes the current state of the art of cognitive bias research in entrepreneurship. This paper identified a total of 54 relevant articles and structures them by a typology of bias. It shows that a considerable number of articles cover overoptimism and… 

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