Building a Statistical System on Entrepreneurship: a Theoretical Framework

  • Emilio Congregado
  • Antonio Aníbal Golpe
  • José María Millán
  • Concepción Román
Part of the International Studies In Entrepreneurship book series (ISEN, volume 16)


The search for a systematic set of indicators to measure the crucial dimensions of the entrepreneurship in relation to its diagnosis, forecast and tracking, has become a very first need for both the economic analysis progress, as well as to obtain an appropriate design, monitoring and evaluation of the public policies.

The main contribution of this study is to present a theoretical framework of reference that may be used as foundation to articulate a statistical subsystem of entrepreneurship indicators, a conceptual general framework that nourishes from the contributions and results, which are the core of the Economics of Entrepreneurship, and that allows us to determine the key dimensions and aspects to be captured by the system.


Human Capital Entrepreneurial Activity Entrepreneurial Skill Small Business Economic Entrepreneurship Policy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emilio Congregado
    • 1
  • Antonio Aníbal Golpe
  • José María Millán
  • Concepción Román
  1. 1.University of HuelvaSpain

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