The relationship between a starting entrepreneur and an informal investor (family member, friend, work colleague, neighbour, or other third party) is shaped by social and economic context. This study examines the effect of community deprivation and the economic cycle on the distribution of informal investments across communities in England.
"SUSTAINING ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN "UNSUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES": INFORMAL INVESTMENT RATES IN ENGLAND ACROSS THE BUSINESS CYCLE (SUMMARY),"
Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research: Vol. 32
, Article 11.
Available at: http://digitalknowledge.babson.edu/fer/vol32/iss15/11