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Externe Veröffentlichungen

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

results: 184
External publication | 2021
A replication study on growth paths of young firms: Evidence from German administrative data

This replication study contributes to the lively debate about firm-specific growth paths of new firms. Utilizing rich German administrative panel data (i.e., 895,459 young firms that submitted a turnover tax preregistration form between 2001 and 2011), the study empirically revisits new firms’ growth paths as documented in the JBV Insights paper of Coad et al. (2015).

External publication | 2021
Women’s innovation in Germany – empirical facts and conceptual explanations

The existing data regarding gender and innovation show that women are less likely to carry out technologically based product and process innovations than men.

External publication | 2021
Inventions and their commercial exploitation in academic institutions: Analysing determinants among academic

Institutions of higher education are considered to be an important source of innovation and thereby a key driver of economic growth and development. Consequently, efforts are made to facilitate technology transfer from universities into the market.

External publication | 2021
Innovation and women’s entrepreneurship – (why) are women entrepreneurs less innovative?

Empirical studies show an under-representation of women in innovative activities across all countries, however to date research is only starting to discuss gender influences on the innovativeness of persons or companies.

External publication | 2021
Different strokes for different folks: The job satisfaction of the selfemployed and the intersection of gender and migration background

Migrant enterprises comprise about 10 per cent of all enterprises in Germany and are therefore a crucial part of the German economy and its entrepreneurial ecosystems.

External publication | 2021
Entrepreneurship Education: Definition - Theory - Perspectives

This anthology captures the current discussion about entrepreneurship education in the context of economic education in Germany.

External publication | 2021
Conceptual and disciplinary genesis of entrepreneurship education

Entrepreneurship education is a diverse and interdisciplinary field of teaching and research.

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.