Born entrepreneur? Adolescents' personality characteristics and self-employment in adulthood

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Viinikainen, Jutta; Heineck, Guido; Böckerman, Petri; Hintsanen, Mirka; Raitakari, Olli; Pehkonen, Jaakko;
(2016)
  • Publisher: Bamberg: Bamberg University, Bamberg Economic Research Group (BERG)
  • Subject: L26 | personality | Type A behavior | self-employment | entrepreneurship | intergenerational transmission of entrepreneurship
    • ddc: ddc:330

Is there an entrepreneurial personality and does it appear early in life? We provide a new answer on this question by using the so-called Type A behavior traits (Aggression, Leadership, Responsibility, and Eagerness-Energy), measured in childhood and adolescence, and ex... View more
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