Immigration, Entrepreneurship and the Venture Start-up Process

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Book Chapter


Economics (CMC)

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This book discusses topical issues in entrepreneurship organized around the various stages of venture creation, development and performance. It is arranged in several parts, dealing with the pre-start stage, followed by venture creation, financing ventures, venture development, and venture performance. This particular chapter forms part of stage 2: aspects of entry and new venture creation. Each part contains several chapters written by experts in the relevant field. The multi-disciplinary flavor of the book is complemented by its international evidence base, featuring results from a range of different countries. The book will help researchers and practitioners who want to pinpoint the key points emerging from the latest academic thinking.


Please note that this book chapter comes from The Life Cycle of Entrepreneurial Ventures, the third volume of the International Handbook Series on Entrepreneurship, edited by Simon Parker. Both the specific chapter and the book can be found at

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© 2006 Springer Science+Business Media, Inc.