publication . Article . 2012

Assessing regional attitudes about entrepreneurship

Loveridge, S.; Steven Miller; Komarek, T.; Satimanon, T.;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
Much of the current discussion on factors that influence entrepreneurial activity focuses on availability of human, social, and financial capitals, regional economic conditions, and dynamics of population. We discuss social attitudes toward entrepreneurship and how attitudes may influence entrepreneurial activity. We analyze telephone survey questions designed to gauge attitudes towards community entrepreneurship. High school entrepreneurship career exploration and positive spin-offs from locally-owned business achieved the highest level of support. Both individual- and community-level variables are significantly associated with attitudes toward entrepreneurship...
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