Where do they come from? Prevalence and characteristics of nascent entrepreneurs

  title={Where do they come from? Prevalence and characteristics of nascent entrepreneurs},
  author={Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Delmar and Per Davidsson},
  journal={Entrepreneurship \& Regional Development},
  pages={1 - 23}
This paper reports on a unique study of a large, random sample of business start-ups that were identified prior to the actual, commercial launch of the ventures. The purpose of this paper is two-fold. First, to present frequencies on the involvement of the Swedish population in the small business sector (particularly in start-ups of firms) and to compare these with estimates from Norway and the USA, which are based on studies using a similar research design. The authors also discuss the… Expand
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