The importance of entrepreneurship as a driving force in the economic development has been widely recognised. Respectively, a growing number of empirical studies have focused on explaining variation in entrepreneurial activity at various spatial levels with the majority of them taking either a cross-country perspective or looking at the inter-regional differences. More recent studies on entrepreneurship have shifted their focus to examining cross-city variation in entrepreneurship. However, overall, given limited city-level data availability, scarce work has been undertaken so far on cross-city entrepreneurship within the spatially oriented entrepreneurship research. Furthermore, to our best knowledge, no empirical studies exist on entrepreneurship in European cities and our paper aims to fill this gap.
Belitski, Maksim and Korosteleva, Julia Alexandrovna
"ENTREPRENEURIAL ACTIVITY ACROSS EUROPEAN CITIES (INTERACTIVE PAPER),"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research: Vol. 30
, Article 12.
Available at: http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol30/iss4/12