Rural entrepreneurship in post-communist Romania Online publication date: Sun, 18-Jan-2009
by Calin Gurau
International Journal of Business and Globalisation (IJBG), Vol. 3, No. 2, 2009
Abstract: The interest for rural entrepreneurship research was recently enhanced by the specific programs implemented by the European Union for the development of remote areas. The existing body of literature is mainly focused on rural entrepreneurship activities realised in developed economies. However, the recent accession to the European Union of several countries from Central and Eastern Europe has indicated the need for a deeper understanding of rural entrepreneurial processes in transition economies. Using both secondary and primary data, this study attempts to identify and analyse the favouring and the inhibiting factors for the development of rural entrepreneurship activities, as well as the marketing approach adopted by the rural entrepreneurs in Romania. The paper concludes with a discussion of the main findings and with practical propositions for enhancing the development of rural entrepreneurship at institutional and local level.
Online publication date: Sun, 18-Jan-2009
Go to Inderscience Online Journals to access the Full Text of this article.
If you are not a subscriber and you just want to read the full contents of this article, buy online access here.Complimentary Subscribers, Editors or Members of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Business and Globalisation (IJBG):
Login with your Inderscience username and password:
Want to subscribe?
A subscription gives you complete access to all articles in the current issue, as well as to all articles in the previous three years (where applicable). See our Orders page to subscribe.
If you still need assistance, please email email@example.com