L'entrepreneuriat, est-ce un moyen de sortir de la privation?

Translated title of the contribution: Is Entrepreneurship a Route Out of Deprivation?

Julian S. Frankish, Richard G. Roberts, Alex Coad, David J. Storey

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Abstract

This paper investigates whether entrepreneurship constitutes a route out of deprivation for those living in deprived areas. The measure of income/wealth used is based on an analysis of improvements in an individual's residential address. The data consist of information on over 800 000 individuals, and come from the customer records of a major UK bank. Comparing business owners with non-owners, the results suggest that the benefits of business ownership are found across the wealth distribution. Hence, entrepreneurship can be a route out of deprivation.

Translated title of the contributionIs Entrepreneurship a Route Out of Deprivation?
Original languageChinese
Pages (from-to)1090-1107
Number of pages18
JournalRegional Studies
Volume48
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Deprivation
  • Deprived areas
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Housing
  • Public policy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Social Sciences(all)

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