This important book enhances understanding of entrepreneurial dynamics, providing the first analysis of changes in US entrepreneurial activity. Based on the unprecedented Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics, it examines adult participation in new firm creation and differences in regional firm creation activity. Shedding light on the importance of new firms for job growth, productivity enhancements, innovation, and routes for social mobility, the author tracks the success or failure of entrepreneurs, including comparisons of different groups, such as women and minorities, as well as across countries.
|Publication date:||20th September 2007|
|Publisher:||Springer-Verlag New York Inc.|
Paul D. Reynolds is Professor in the Department of Management and International Business at Florida International University. He is the recipient of the 2004 International Award for Entrepreneurship and Small Business Research provided by Swedish Foundation for Small Business Research and the Swedish Business Development Agency (the Swedish Prize ). Dr. Reynolds was part of the team that created the Entrepreneurial Research Consortium (ERC) and has served as the Coordinating Principal Investigator through the life of the initial Panel Study of EntrepreneurialDynamics (PSED I) project, 1995-2003. He is Co-Principal Investigator of the replication of this project, PSED II, to take place from 2004 ...More About Paul Reynolds