Table of contents for Empirical entrepreneurship in Europe : new perspectives / edited by Michael Dowling, Jáeurgen Schmude.

Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog.

Note: Contents data are machine generated based on pre-publication provided by the publisher. Contents may have variations from the printed book or be incomplete or contain other coding.

List of Contributors						 vii
Preface								 ix
1.	Introduction					 	 1 
Michael Dowling and J¿rgen Schmude
2.	Determinants of Transitions from Paid Employment into 
Entrepreneurship: An Empirical Study 			 10 
 A. Miguel Amaral and Rui Baptista
3.	Accurate Portrayal or Lazy Stereotype? The Changing Nature 
of the Asian Business Sector in the UK		 31 
Spinder Dhaliwal and Andy Adcroft
4.	Personal and Organizational Success Factors of Women SMEs
 in Russia 						 46 
 Tatiana Iakovleva and Jill Kickul
5.	Entrepreneurship: Only a Few are Chosen but Some are Even 
Chosen Twice	 					 72 
Pamela Mueller and Michael Niese 
6.	Productive, Unproductive and Destructive Entrepreneurship
in an Advanced Transition Setting: The Example of Latvian
Small Enterprises					 88 
 Arnis Sauka and Friederike Welter
7.	Working Part-Time or Full-Time? On the Impact of Family 
Context and Institutional Arrangements on Atypical Work / 
A Cross-National Comparison of Female Self-Employment in 
Western and Eastern Europe	 				 113 
Robert Strohmeyer and Vartuhi Tonoyan
8.	Is Modesty Attractive? Study of Entrepreneurial Skills (the 
Present and Future States) of Finnish Small and Medium-Sized
Entrepreneurs					 137 
 Mikki Valjakka
9.	Performance and Survival of Technology Firms: The Impact of 
Intellectual Property					 157 
Wolfgang Bessler and Claudia Bittelmeyer
10. Academic Founders and Business Opportunity Generation: 
An Empirical Analysis based on Italian Academic Spin-Offs 	 179
Riccardo Fini and Rosa Grimaldi				 
11.	Is There a Regional Equity Gap for Innovative Start-Ups? / 
The Case of Germany					 203 
Michael Fritsch and Dirk Schilder
12.	How Market Appraisal Affects Investments in Human Capital: 
Evidence from Austrian and Swiss Venture Capitalists		 217 
 	Carola Jungwirth

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Entrepreneurship -- Europe -- Congresses.