© 2008

Measuring Entrepreneurship

Building a Statistical System

  • Emilio Congregado

Part of the International Studies In Entrepreneurship book series (ISEN, volume 16)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. Introduction and Outline

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Emilio Congregado
      Pages 1-5
  3. The Current State: Entrepreneurship in Theory and Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. José María O’kean, José Manuel Menudo
      Pages 21-36
  4. Measurement: Dimensions, Indicators and Statistical Sources

  5. The Current Applied Research on Entrepreneurship

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189
    2. Antonio Aníbal Golpe, André van Stel
      Pages 191-204
    3. Juan Antonio Máñez, María Engracia Rochina, Juan Antonio Sanchis
      Pages 227-246
    4. Emilio Congregado, Mónica Carmona, Concepción Román
      Pages 247-264
    5. Jolanda Hessels, André van Stel
      Pages 265-278
    6. Antonio Aníbal Golpe, José María Millán, Concepción Román
      Pages 279-296
    7. Mónica Carmona, Mario Cerdán, José María Millán
      Pages 297-306

About this book


This volume provides a comprehensive review of the theoretical concepts and empirical models of entrepreneurship from a non-conventional perspective. Its main purpose is to contribute to the design of an efficient system of indicators of entrepreneurship and competitiveness. The existence of a gap between the theory of entrepreneurship and the methods and data available for testing its main propositions has been widely recognized. Hence, some of the most prestigious researchers have collaborated to review and develop the statistical sources, indicators and proxies currently available for empirical studies on the phenomena of entrepreneurship.

The book thereby makes recent advances in the theory and application of the economics of entrepreneurship accessible to a wider audience, including policy makers, emphasizing data requirements to advance the future research agenda and to allow for a better design and monitoring of entrepreneurial policy.


Business Business Statistics COMPENDIA Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship Global Entrepreneurship Performance Self-Employment Statistics Unemployment calculus

Editors and affiliations

  • Emilio Congregado
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Economics and StatisticsUniversity of HuelvaSpain

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