Repository with research conducted by EPIC Lab in different formats, including papers, white papers, working papers and infographics.
18 de agosto 2017
After analyzing 121 entrepreneurs participating in the Start-Up Chile program, the Schmitt, Rosing, Zhang and Leatherbee (2018) study shows that entrepreneurial self- efficacy is a relevant concept for entrepreneurs facing environments of high uncertainty. The authors conclude that more self-efficacious entrepreneurs behave strategically, responding with a higher level of exploration in contexts of high uncertainty, which allows them to identify a greater number of business opportunities.
Wednesday November 16th, 2016
Abstract: Many entrepreneurship policy-makers work hard to implement and improve programs because they believe that those programs (and the resources used to support them) are having (or will have) the desired effect on socioeconomic development. Their belief is based on their knowledge, experience, and observations….
Tuesday August 30th, 2016
Abstract: How do business accelerators accelerate? Do entrepreneurship policies actually add economic value? Results show that participation in the entrepreneur school (bundled with the basic services of cash and co-working space) causes a 21 to 45% increase in the likelihood of raising capital, increases capital…
Friday March 18th, 2016
Abstract: Do business accelerators add value? If so, how? We investigate these questions by focusing on Start-Up Chile, an accelerator sponsored by the Chilean government. Using a regression discontinuity design, we show the mentoring services of accelerators can significantly increase new-venture performance by improving the…
18 de marzo de 2016
Abstract: By simultaneously standing on the entrepreneurship, institutions and social influences literatures, this paper explores the use of socio-psychological mechanisms to stimulate entrepreneurial ecosystems. While past research has studied the effects of institutions that use normative, cognitive, regulative and economic mechanisms, this paper assesses the…