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Volume 17, Number 4
WHAT MAKES CHINA'S INVESTMENT SUCCESSFUL IN AFRICA: THE ENTREPRENEURIAL SPIRIT AND BEHAVIOR OF CHINESE ENTERPRISES IN TRANSITIONAL TIMES
Currently, much attention is paid to the political aims and influence of Chinese outward investment, especially in developing Africa. This paper tried to fill the knowledge-gap of international entrepreneurship literature by analyzing the entrepreneu ...
What next for Microfinance? How the broader financial context matters for effective microfinance outreach
This paper explores how the overall development of the financial sector and the regulatory framework impact national levels of microfinance outreach. It finds that microfinance tends to serve more clients in less developed, less competitive financia ...
MICROFINANCE INSTITUTIONS: A PROFITABLE INVESTMENT ALTERNATIVE?
This paper examines the determinants of return on equity for microfinance institutions, an important source of funds for entrepreneurs in developing countries. Recent research indicates that MFIs need to become financially sustainable without relyin ...
INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERINGS AND PRE-IPO SHAREHOLDERS: ANGELS VERSUS VENTURE CAPITALISTS
At the time of an initial public offering, shares in a firm are typically held by venture capitalists, insiders, corporate investors, and angel investors. We examine the role of angel investors in the IPO process. We find that angel investors provi ...
Prospects of Entrepreneurship to the Challenge of Job Creation in South Africa
Entrepreneurship is critical to job creation and economic growth. Unemployment in South Africa is presently at about 25 per cent. The formal sector is unable to provide adequate employment opportunities for labour although the country registered posi ...
The Impact of Business Climate, Foreign Population, and Unemployment on New Venture Creation
This paper seeks to add to the literature on regional factors that drive development of new ventures. In particular, it investigates the effects of business climate, foreign population, and unemployment on new venture creation. Using state level data ...
Entrepreneurs’ ethically suspect behaviors and effective information acquisition: The moderating effect of impression management
Understanding the ethical conduct of entrepreneurs is becoming increasingly important. Previous research has focused on the differences between entrepreneurs and managers in terms of their ethical values and behaviors and investigated the antecedents ...


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