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Are youth really different? New beliefs for old practices in entrepreneurship
by Tommaso Minola; Giuseppe Criaco; Lucio Cassia
International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Innovation Management (IJEIM), Vol. 18, No. 2/3, 2014


Abstract: This article reviews and systematises prior studies focusing on the differences between young and old people in entrepreneurship. This study highlights that the young are different in several areas: accumulation of resources and skills; psychological, cognitive and motivational attributes; and reaction to influences from the environment, culture and norms. This article provides guidance about promising avenues for future research and encourages policy attention for the field of youth entrepreneurship.

Online publication date: Wed, 25-Jun-2014


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