Longitudinal Analysis of entrepreneurship and competitiveness dynamics in Latin America
Amorós, José Ernesto
Cristi, Oscar
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia de l'Empresa

Imprint: Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia de l'Empresa 2008
Description: 43 p.
Abstract: This study analyzes the relationship between entrepreneurial dynamics in Latin-American countries and the level of competitiveness these countries show. Based on the research conducted by Wennekers et al. (2005) that demonstrates a U-shaped relationship between the country's rate of entrepreneurship and its level of competitiveness and economic development, we hypothesize that Latin-American countries have a descending behaviour under the U-shaped curve approach. The results from three regression models support this relationship and suggest that region's competitiveness and economic growth have not had an important effect on entrepreneurial dynamics. We discuss that Latin-American countries need to improve some structural factors to achieve a high level of entrepreneurial dynamics.
Language: Anglès.
Series: Departament d'Economia de l'Empresa: Documents de treball
Series: Document de treball (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Economia de l'Empresa) ; 07/6
Document: workingPaper
Subject: Entrepreneurship, competitiveness, economic growth, Latin America

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