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Externe Veröffentlichungen

Hier sind alle Publikationen zusammengestellt, die die IfM-Wissenschaftler extern veröffentlicht haben.

results: 177
External publication | 2021
Digital B2B-Platforms - Status quo and Perspectives for the Industry in Germany

Compared to digital C2C platforms, B2B market segments are smaller and more specific. Therefore, network effects have a weaker impact on B2B platform mar-kets, which means that monopolisation tendencies are also lower.

External publication | 2021
A Research Agenda for Entrepreneurship Policy

This book makes the case for a change in the research agenda on entrepreneurship policy. An exemplary group of authors addresses the agenda for entrepreneurship policy researchers, policy makers and practitioners in the field.

External publication | 2021
It´s right nearby: how entrepreneurs use spatial bricolage to overcome resource constraints

The mobilization of resources is an essential challenge for entrepreneurs. Existing research suggests that access to standard and high-quality resources is an important condition for entrepreneurial success, yet such resources are often out of reach for entrepreneurs.

External publication | 2021
Internal and external successions in family firms: a meta-analysis

Despite much progress in the field of family business research, there is still no unequivocal quantitative evidence on how many family businesses are generally transferred within the family and how many are sold to non-family members.

External publication | 2021
The Impact of Brexit News and ECB's Announcements on Asset Prices: Theory, Empirical Findings and Policy Implications

This study elaborates on the impact of Brexit news on British pound exchange rates as well as the credit risk of UK and Eurozone companies.

External publication | 2020
Entrepreneurial resourcefulness in unstable institutional contexts – the example of European Union borderlands

This paper aims to understand entrepreneurial resourceful behavior in contexts characterized by difficult economic conditions and institutional changes.

External publication | 2020
SME policies of selected EU member states during the corona pandemic

Despite differences in the concrete design, the EU countries studied have mostly implemented similar short-term (financing) measures.

External publication | 2020
Entrepreneurship and social market economy - (not) a contradiction?!

How much of a model is entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley? Is this entrepreneurship (still) in the sense of the social market economy - and thus desirable for Germany?

External publication | 2020
European SME-Action Programme

The European SME-Action Programme provides an analysis of the current situation and main challenges for European SMEs in six main policy areas: Better regulation, access to markets, access to finance, entrepreneurship, skills and training, and digitisation of SMEs.

External publication | 2020
Employment hybridization - spread and development in Germany

The working world has changed a lot in the last decades. This is expressed not only in a significant increase in part-time work, but also in a significant increase in so-called employment hybridization.

External publication | 2020
Data for Mittelstand Companies in Germany at the IfM Bonn

This article presents the publicly accessible data sets of the Institute for Mittelstandsforschung (IfM) Bonn.

External publication | 2020
Times are a Changin’? The Emergence of New Firms and Rank Reshuffling

Young firms are known to grow at a faster rate than incumbents. With administrative firm data from Germany, we show that the higher growth rates indeed translate into upward mobility within the sector-specific firm size distribution.

External publication | 2020
Self-employment as a source of income inequality

It is well known that the self-employed are over-represented at the bottom as well as the top of the income distribution.

External publication | 2020
A research note on entrepreneurs’ financial commitment and crowdfunding success

Established early stage investors decide to invest in new ventures after evaluating the propensity of success and the risk of failure.

External publication | 2020
Why the self-employed are happier: Evidence from 25 European countries

Using survey data from 25 European countries, we can show that in most of the countries the self-employed are more satisfied with their jobs than employees. This paper aims to discuss the reasons why this is the case.

External publication | 2020
Contextualizing Entrepreneurship Theory

This book shows that the ongoing contextualization of entrepreneurship research should not simply generate a proliferation of unique theories – one for every context – but can instead result in better theory construction, testing

External publication, Working Papers | 2020
Geographical Contexts of Entrepreneurship: Spaces, Places and Entrepreneurial Agency

The article focuses on contexts of entrepreneurship, in particular geographical contexts, and entrepreneurial agency.

External publication | 2020
International assignments of employees and entrepreneurial intentions: the mediating role of human capital, social capital and career prospects

Little is known about the entrepreneurship intentions of employees who have been on long-term international assignments, particularly after they leave paid employment upon their return from abroad.

External publication | 2020
How to Make your Doctoral Research Relevant

Everyone wants their research to be read and to be relevant. This new guide presents a broad range of ideas for enhancing research impact and relevance.

External publication | 2020
Academic Entrepreneurship

We examine the entrepreneurial process and success by following researchers in Germany over a three year time horizon. We show that every third scientist develops a business idea.