Entrepreneurship in Post-Communist Countries : New Drivers Towards a Market Economy /

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Imprint:Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2018]
Description:1 online resource
Subject:Entrepreneurship -- Former communist countries.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industrial Management.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Management Science.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Organizational Behavior.
Economic growth.
Corporate finance.
Economic systems & structures.
Development economics & emerging economies.
Former communist countries.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11736701
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Other authors / contributors:Ateljevic, Jovo, editor.
Budak, Jelena, editor.
Digital file characteristics:text file PDF
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed May 30, 2018).
Summary:"This volume analyzes the barriers to, as well as new drivers for, entrepreneurial development in post-communist countries. The contributors present various country studies, mainly in the Balkans region, and investigate entrepreneurial behavior and best practices, financial instruments, factors for the success of small and medium-sized companies, and related policy implications. The book will appeal to scholars, policymakers and professionals interested in entrepreneurial obstacles and challenges in the countries of the Balkans region."--
Other form:Printed edition: 9783319759067
Standard no.:10.1007/978-3-319-75907-4
Table of Contents:
  • Intro; Foreword; Reference; Contents; Editors and Contributors; Introduction to ``Entrepreneurship in Post-Communist Countries: New Drivers Towards a Market Economy;́́ 1 The Book Background; 2 Structure of the Book; References; Part I: Entrepreneurship in Post-Transition Context; The Influence of the Motives of Entrepreneurial Activity on Economic Growth of Developing Countries in Southeast Europe; 1 Introduction; 2 Overview of Literature; 3 Model, Hypotheses, and Methodology of Research; 4 Results and Discussion of Obtained Results; 5 Conclusion; References.
  • Financial Instruments for Boosting Entrepreneurship in Selected Post-Communist EU Countries1 Introduction; 1.1 SME Financing in Selected Post-Communist EU Countries; 2 The Role of Grants in Financing SME Development; 3 Public Financial Engineering for SME Financial Support; 4 Conclusion; References; FDI Flows and Regional Development: Lessons for Transition Countries; 1 Introduction; 2 Literature Review; 3 Theory: Two-Sided Matching Model; 4 Results: Empirical Evidence of FDI Flows; 5 Conclusion and Discussion; Appendix; References.
  • 2.2 Entrepreneurial Motives in Transitional Countries3 Data and Methodology; 4 Research Results and Discussion; 5 Summary; Appendix: Multiple Comparisons for Observed Characteristics/Variables; Tukey HSD; References; The Distinctiveness of Female Entrepreneurship in Post-Transition Countries: The Case of Central Europe and the Baltic States; 1 Introduction; 2 Theoretical Framework; 2.1 Female Entrepreneurship in Transition Context; 2.2 Determinants of Female Entrepreneurship in Transition Countries; 3 Data: Determining Criteria for the Initial Decision Matrix; 4 Results and Discussion.
  • 5 ConclusionReferences; The Local Economic Impact of Universities: An International Comparative Analysis (France and Hungary); 1 Introduction; 2 Theoretical Overview; 3 Methodology; 4 Empirical Evidence and Results; 5 Conclusion; References; Part II: Small and Medium-Sized Entrepreneurship in the Balkans Region; The Impact of Tangible and Intangible Assets on the SMEs ́Success: The Albanian Case; 1 Introduction; 2 Literature Review; 3 Research Methodology and Results; 4 Limitations of the Study; 5 Conclusions; 6 Recommendations; References.