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Middle-Class Entrepreneurship and the Effect of Social Capital

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dc.contributor.author Ordeñana, Xavier en
dc.contributor.author Arteaga, Elizabeth en
dc.description.abstract This paper surveys Ecuadorian entrepreneurs to ascertain the differences between middle-class and upper-class entrepreneurs and identify the variables associated with the "success" of a business. The paper also explores the variables that can determine the probability of upward intergenerational mobility. The paper finds that, although the level of social capital among Ecuadorian entrepreneurs is weak, it positively affects the chances of being a dynamic entrepreneur. en
dc.subject Social Development en
dc.title Middle-Class Entrepreneurship and the Effect of Social Capital en
dc.identifier.jel L26 - Entrepreneurship en
dc.identifier.jel M13 - New Firms ¿ Startups en
dc.coverage.placename Ecuador en
dc.contributor.other RES-DOCS-USER
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-16T19:44:51Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-16T19:44:51Z
dc.date.issued 2012-07-12
dc.identifier.uri http://www.iadb.org/en/publications/publication-detail,7101.html?id=51786
dc.format.extent 31
dc.format.medium ACROBAT
dc.language.iso en
dc.relation.ispartof http://thesaurus.iadb.org/publicthesauri/164062914000326931305507
dc.subject Entrepreneurship, Middle classes, Social capital, income mobility, social mobility
dc.type Working Papers
lacea.language.supported en
dc.date.modified 2016-12-01T16:54:48Z
dc.description.abstract2 This paper surveys Ecuadorian entrepreneurs to ascertain the differences between middle-class and upper-class entrepreneurs and identify the variables associated with the ¿success¿ of a business. The paper also explores the variables that can determine the probability of upward intergenerational mobility. The paper finds that, although the level of social capital among Ecuadorian entrepreneurs is weak, it positively affects the chances of being a dynamic entrepreneur.


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