Country Wealth Influencing University Students’ Perceptions on Entrepreneurship Feasibility: A Survey

  • João Ricardo Lavoie
  • Marina DabićEmail author
  • Tuğrul DaimEmail author
  • Dara Shifrer
Part of the Innovation, Technology, and Knowledge Management book series (ITKM)


Entrepreneurship studies have been attracting more attention in the last few years. Several articles provide a background and discuss the importance of entrepreneurship under a variety of circumstances, such as Ács et al. [1], van Stel et al. [2], and Intrama et al. [3]. University students of today are, undoubtedly, the leaders of tomorrow. Therefore, it is vital to understand their ideas, preferences, opinions, and perceptions in general, as to get a sense of what to expect from these future leaders and also to identify weaknesses and potential for improvements. Given the role both entrepreneurship and students play in our society, it is important to put those in context and to study them. Dabic et al. [4] have touched upon the convergence between students and entrepreneurship and this research is another building block to be added to the body of knowledge on the field—hoping to advance the understanding of our future leaders and how they perceive such a critical pillar of modern civilization. This study research question is:


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.PortlandUSA
  2. 2.NottinghamUK

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