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A new index of entrepreneurship measure

By Annamaria (ORCID:0000-0003-2504-319X) BIANCHI and Silvia BIFFIGNANDI


A new index of entrepreneurship measure based on M-quantile regression methods is introduced. This index allows meaningful comparison of the entrepreneurial performances. The new method is illustrated using the Kauffman Firm Survey, a study of new businesses in the United States. A comparative analysis between this index and a classical index obtained with Data Envelopment Analysis is performed. Using this index, possible determinants of entrepreneurship are investigated applying beta regression

Topics: Settore SECS-S/03 - Statistica Economica
Publisher: 'North American Business Press'
Year: 2012
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Provided by: Aisberg
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