PSED II and the comprehensive Australian study of entrepreneurial emergence (CAUSEE)

Reynolds, Paul & Davidsson, Per (2009) PSED II and the comprehensive Australian study of entrepreneurial emergence (CAUSEE). In Reynolds, Paul & Curtin, R (Eds.) New Firm Creation in the United States: Initial Explorations with the PSED II Data Set. Springer, pp. 265-280.

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Abstract

Two current longitudinal studies in advanced countries, PSED II in the US and CAUSEE in Australia, have attempted to harmonize the major features of the research design. A comparison of the initial screening and first detailed interviews indicates a higher participation in new firm creation in the U.S. Similar types of persons are involved in both countries, albeit more immigrants, older individuals with more work experience and more established individuals in Australia. The nascent enterprises in the two countries are similar on many characteristics, although those in Australia report greater emphasis on new technology and international customers. Assessment of the prevalence of nascent enterprises and new firms from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor surveys indicates a higher prevalence of new firms in Australia. These two longitudinal projects may help determine if this reflects a high proportion of new firm births or greater survival in the early years among Australian new firms.

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ID Code: 26588
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Australian Firms, CAUSEE, Nascent Enterprises
ISBN: 978-0-387-09522-6
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT (150300) > Entrepreneurship (150304)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Entrepreneurship
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Management
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2009 Springer.
Deposited On: 03 Aug 2009 04:58
Last Modified: 15 Oct 2015 21:53

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