Handbook of research on entrepreneurship and aging

"Many developed countries are facing a demographic change with an increasing share of older individuals, yet little is known about how older workers will impact regional and national economies in terms of labor market dynamics. One possible outcome of this new demographic structure is that more...

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Other Authors: Backman, Mikaela (Editor), Karlsson, Charlie (Editor), Kekezi, Orsa (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Northampton Edward Elgar Publishing 2019, 2019
Series:Research handbooks in business and management series
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Collection: Edward Elgar eBooks Collection Business & Economics - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • entrepreneurship opportunities and challenges / Dianne H.B. Welsh, Mariana Dragusin and Raluca Mariana Grosu
  • 14. Senior entrepreneurship perspectives in Australia / Alex Maritz
  • 15. Senior entrepreneurship: a case study for Portugal / Miguel Amaral and Catarina Seco Matos
  • Index
  • Introduction to the handbook of research on entrepreneurship and aging / Mikaela Backman, Charlie Karlsson and Orsa Kekezi
  • Part I: The international perspective
  • 1. Entrepreneurship among older workers: international evidence / Raquel Fonseca and Simon C. Parker
  • 2. Senior entrepreneurship: global mapping of supporting initiatives and programmes / Catarina Seco Matos and Miguel Amaral
  • 3. Entrepreneurship and ageing: exploring an economic geography perspective / Heike Mayer and Birgit Leick
  • Part II: Innovation, dynamics and performance
  • 4. Are senior entrepreneurs less innovative than younger ones? / Rolf Sternberg
  • 5. Entrepreneurial dynamics in the third age - a study of trajectories for start-ups by two cohorts of entrepreneurs/self-employed aged 55 and 60 / Carin Holmquist, Elisabeth Sundin and Martin Klinthäll
  • founder tenure, firm performance, and the economic environment / Marco Cucculelli and Giacinto Micucci
  • 7. Different age effects by entrepreneur types: an investigation on us boomer entrepreneurs / Ting Zhang and Zoltan Acs
  • Part III: The behavioural perspective
  • 8. Ageing and entrepreneurship: a psychological perspective / Hannes Zacher, Mona Mensmann and Michael M. Gielnik
  • 9. Grey entrepreneurship: entrepreneurship later in life and the pursuit of well-being / Aleid E. Brouwer and Heike Delfmann
  • 10. Entrepreneurship and job satisfaction: the role of age / Michael Fritsch, Alina Sorgner and Michael Wyrwich
  • 11. Old age self-employment and work-related stress / Jolanda Hessels and Peter van der Zwan
  • Part IV: Case studies
  • 12. Senior self-employment - the case of the Netherlands / Marleen Damman and Hanna van Solinge