Are Problems with Violence and the Lack of Public Safety a Barrier to Entrepreneurship?

  • Pablo Pinazo-Dallenbach
  • Norat Roig-Tierno
  • Alicia Mas-TurEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 222)


Scholars cite violence as a potential barrier to entrepreneurial activity in El Salvador. Using AHP, this research aims to rank the socioeconomic and political barriers to entrepreneurship in El Salvador. The analysis stresses the importance of citizen security as a barrier to entrepreneurial activity.


Entrepreneurship Barriers Analytical Hierarchical Process 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pablo Pinazo-Dallenbach
    • 1
  • Norat Roig-Tierno
    • 2
  • Alicia Mas-Tur
    • 3
    Email author
  1. 1.ESIC Business and Marketing SchoolMadridSpain
  2. 2.Polithecnic University of ValenciaValenciaSpain
  3. 3.University of ValenciaValenciaSpain

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