Call for Papers

Important Dates
Abstract Submission Deadline
January 13, 2013
Registration Fee Due March 11, 2013
Full Paper Submission Deadline April 1, 2013

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Authors are invited to submit original, unpublished manuscripts that address any phase or aspect of the entrepreneurial process, such as start-up, finance, growth, management and developmental entrepreneurship. Manuscripts may focus solely on one country, on comparisons between countries or cross-border entrepreneurship. Possible areas of study include, but are not limited to:

  • Women and entrepreneurship
  • The role of the informal sector
  • Opportunities and challenges faced by entrepreneurs
  • Economic reforms and entrepreneurship
  • The impact of public policies on economic development
  • The Diaspora
  • Venture capital and financing entrepreneurship
  • The impact of public policies (e.g. legal framework, tax policies or trade policies) on economic development
  • Cross-country comparisons and implications
  • The role of social networks
  • Entrepreneurship in the midst of regional conflict
  • Education and entrepreneurship
  • Financial markets, Bond, and Stock market
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • Microenterprises & microfinance
  • The challenges of transfer of foreign management practices

*Manuscripts may also be submitted in French.

Please submit your abstract or session proposal no later than January 13, 2013 by clicking here and filling out the form.

The acceptance decisions will be made on a rolling basis and the authors will be notified immediately.