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Entrepreneurship and Socioeconomic indicators in Latin America

Show simple item record Amorós, José Ernesto Borraz, Fernando Veiga, Leonardo 2018-03-14T21:08:45Z 2018-03-14T21:08:45Z 2016
dc.identifier.citation Latin American Research Review, vol.: 51, Número: 4, Páginas: 186-201 es_CL
dc.description.abstract This article examines the relationship between entrepreneurial activity and a set of economic variables including, gross domestic product, economic growth, unemployment, informality, corruption perceptions, macroeconomic stability, and labor regulations. We use panel data from nine Latin American countries covered by the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor from 2000 to 2010. We focus on necessity-based entrepreneurship, as the rates of this type of activity are relatively high in Latin America. The results show that economic growth is positively related to opportunity-based entrepreneurship. Other factors such as inflation, informality, and transparency (versus corruption) are positively associated with higher rates of necessity-based entrepreneurship. Lines of future research and policy implications are discussed. es_CL
dc.language.iso en es_CL
dc.subject Self-employment es_CL
dc.subject Economic-development es_CL
dc.subject Business ownership es_CL
dc.subject OECD Countries es_CL
dc.subject Growth es_CL
dc.subject Firms es_CL
dc.title Entrepreneurship and Socioeconomic indicators in Latin America es_CL
dc.type Article es_CL

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