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By Andreas Freytag

The ebook is an leading edge compilation of papers that discover the connection among cultural gains and entrepreneurship. The relative balance of ameliorations in entrepreneurial task throughout nations means that except financial components are at play. The contributions to this edited quantity take care of the rules of entrepreneurship and with the consequences of alternative cultural settings at the occurrence and good fortune of marketers. themes are person selection making in a cultural context, local facets of entrepreneurship, cross-country changes, and the impression of tradition on entrepreneurial activity.

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2005). Learning to be an entrepreneur. CEPR Discussion Paper n. 5290. Hahn, D. (2006). Velvet bankruptcy. Theoretical Inquiries in Law, 7, 544–545. Halevy, Y. (2007). Ellsberg revisited: An experimental study. Econometrica, 75, 503–536. 2 Entrepreneurial Motivations, Culture, and the Law 37 Hamilton, B. H. (2000). Does entrepreneurship pay? An empirical analysis of the returns to selfemployment. The Journal of Political Economy, 108, 604–631. Harper, D. A. (1998). Institutional conditions for entreprenenrship.

One may note that according to Djankov et al. countries with heavier regulation of entry have higher corruption, while countries with more democratic and limited governments have lighter regulation of entry. Klapper et al. (2006) document a correlation between more intensive entry regulation and lower firm growth as well as lower entry regulation in less corrupt countries. Regulatory entry barriers have no adverse effect on entry in corrupt countries, however. It may be the case that highly motivated entrepreneurs avoid the bureaucratic burden by paying bribes or simply by operating in the unofficial economy (black market).

The motivations posited by Schumpeter (1934, p. 93) read like textbook descriptions of Schwartz’s self-enhancement values – achievement and power. First of all, there is the dream and the will to found a private kingdom, usually, though not necessarily, also a dynasty. . Its fascination is specially strong for people who have no other chance of achieving social distinction. The sensation of power and independence loses nothing by the fact that both are largely illusions. . Then there is the will to conquer: the impulse to fight, to prove oneself superior to others, to succeed for the sake, not of the fruits of success, but of success itself.

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