Entrepreneurship in post-socialist economies: A typology and institutional contexts for market entrepreneurship

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Nir B. Kshetri, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: There is growing recognition among post-socialist (PS) economies that free-market entrepreneurship is essential for ultimately improving their economic future. The promotion of market entrepreneurship, however, has been a challenging experience for these economies. This paper examines various forms of entrepreneurship in PS economies. Drawing upon the institutional theory, we also highlight the clear contexts and attendant mechanisms associated with institutions—entrepreneurship nexus in PS economies' contexts.

Additional Information

Publication
Journal of International Entrepreneurship, 7(3): 236-259.
Language: English
Date: 2009
Keywords
Post-socialist economies, Institutions, Political entrepreneurship, Unproductive and destructive entrepreneurship, Legitimacy, Deinstitutionalization