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Impediments on the Way to Entrepreneurship-Some New Evidence from the EU’s Post-Socialist World

Batsakis, G. (2014) Impediments on the Way to Entrepreneurship-Some New Evidence from the EU’s Post-Socialist World. Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, 21 (3). pp. 385-402. ISSN 1462-6004. (KAR id:35047)

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Abstract

Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to shed light on traditionally important determinants

engagement in the post-socialist region of the European Union (EU).

on Entrepreneurship 2007 is used, while a binomial probit regression model is employed.

significant determinants of entrepreneurship. The econometric results also suggest that lack of

rates are all positively, rather than negatively related to entrepreneurial engagement.

occurred in the examined region, as well as the transition process under which the examined countries

Originality/value – The study provides useful information in relation to the attitude of a post-socialist

Both the geographic area (post-socialist European countries) and the time the data were collected

interest for both policy makers and entrepreneurs.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Transition economies, Entrepreneurship, European Union, Risk aversion, Bureaucracy
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > Kent Business School > International Business and Strategy
Depositing User: Georgios Batsakis
Date Deposited: 02 Sep 2014 09:52 UTC
Last Modified: 29 May 2019 11:00 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/35047 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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