2006–2010

Hybrid Entrepreneurship

Reprint No. 2010:7

Author(s): Timothy B. Folta, Frédéric Delmar and Karl WennbergYear: 2010 Title: Management Science Volume (No.): 56 (2) Pages: 253–269
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In contrast to previous efforts to model an individual’s movement from wage work into entrepreneurship, we consider that individuals might transition incrementally by retaining their wage job while entering into self-employment. We show that these hybrid entrepreneurs represent a significant share of all entrepreneurial activity. Theoretical arguments are proposed to suggest why hybrid entrants are distinct from self-employment entrants, and why hybrid entry may facilitate subsequent entry into full self-employment. We demonstrate that there are significant theoretical and empirical consequences for this group and our understanding of selfemployment entry and labor market dynamics. Using matched employee–employer data over eight years, we test the model on a population of Swedish wage earners in the knowledge-intensive sector.


Reference:
Folta, Timothy B., Frédéric Delmar and Karl Wennberg (2010), "Hybrid Entrepreneurship". Management Science 56(2), 253–269.

An Agenda for Europe

Institutional Reform for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

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The authors of this book, Niklas Elert, Magnus Henrekson and Mikael Stenkula, advise the economies of the European Union to become more entrepreneurial in promoting innovation and economic growth. The authors propose a reform strategy with respect to several aspects to achieve this goal.

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