Senate Hall Academic Publishing


Click HERE for a sample entrepreneurship paper

NOTE: Since 2009 the title of the International Journal of Entrepreneurship Education (IJEE) has been changed to the title above.  ISSN numbers: IJEE 1649-2269 and IRE 2009-2822

Publications & Abstracts below

Listed by: Cabells, EBSCO, ARC, Cranfield, and Thomson-Reuters’ Web of Science ESCI citations index

Frequency: 4 Issues + 1 Hard Copy per year 

Article #1513 - Institutions and Social Networks: Explaining Barriers to New Firm Entry and Growth in the EUís Eastern Neighbourhood

IRE Vol 13: Issue 3, 2015 (Published 24th September)

Author(s): Will Bartlett (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK), Ana Popa (Expert-Grup Independent Think-Tank, Chișinău, Moldova) and Vesna Popovski (London School of Economics and Political Science, UK)

Abstract:
In recent decades, economic competitiveness and growth has become increasingly dependent on the dynamism of new entrepreneurial firms. This is especially important in the transition economies of the EUís Eastern Partnership (EaP) region in the context of economic crisis and rising unemployment. However, a number of problematic issues have acted to hold back the entry and growth of entrepreneurial firms in the EaP region including the institutional environment in which firms operate, and the social networks within which they are embedded. The paper presents evidence on the ways in which these factors impose barriers to the entry and growth of entrepreneurial firms as agents of economic development in the EaP countries, with a focus on the cases of Moldova and Ukraine.

Keywords: New Firms, institutions, social networks, Eastern Neighbourhood

Purchase this Article

To purchase this article click the Add To Order button below. The paper will be delivered electronically as a watermarked PDF file with a licence to make the number of copies ordered. Delivery of the article to your email address will normally be within 24 hours of placing the order online. If you would prefer to post or fax your order then please CLICK HERE for a printable order form. If you experience any difficulties please email us at: orders@senatehall.com

If you wish to take out a yearly subscription to this journal CLICK HERE for prices and to order

Paper Pricing
USA and Rest of World
US Dollars($)
Europe
Euros (€)
Great Britain
Sterling (£)
Article Price
$85.00
€70.00
£50.00