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Backman, M. & Karlsson, C. (2018). Entrepreneurship and age across time and space. Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie, 109(3), 371-385
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Entrepreneurship and age across time and space
2018 (English)In: Tijdschrift voor economische en sociale geografie, ISSN 0040-747X, E-ISSN 1467-9663, Vol. 109, no 3, p. 371-385Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Studies confirm an inverted U-shaped relationship between age and entrepreneurship. This paper deepens the understanding of this relationship by analysing how the relationship varies across time and across different types of regions, aspects often overlooked in the current literature. An individual perspective is taken, and the probability of starting a firm is expected to increase as individuals' age but at a decreasing rate. The results show significant differences in the relationship between the age of individuals and the rate of entrepreneurship across time and space. The age-entrepreneurship profile has shifted to the left over time such that individuals are younger when they start firms. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
John Wiley & Sons, 2018
Keywords
Age cohorts, Ageing, Entrepreneurship, Fixed-effect logit estimation, Micro data, Urban-rural hierarchy
National Category
Economics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-38310 (URN)10.1111/tesg.12293 (DOI)XYZ ()2-s2.0-85035016190 (Scopus ID)
Note

Special Issue: Dossier: Ageing and the Economy

Available from: 2017-12-30 Created: 2017-12-30 Last updated: 2018-07-05Bibliographically approved
Gråsjö, U., Karlsson, C. & Bernhard, I. (Eds.). (2018). Geography, open innovation and entrepreneurship. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Geography, open innovation and entrepreneurship
2018 (English)Collection (editor) (Refereed)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018. p. 400
Series
New Horizons in Regional Science series
National Category
Economics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-41881 (URN)10.4337/9781786439901 (DOI)978-1-78643-989-5 (ISBN)978-1-78643-990-1 (ISBN)
Available from: 2018-10-23 Created: 2018-10-23 Last updated: 2018-10-23Bibliographically approved
Karlsson, C., Cornett, A. P. & Wallin, T. (2018). Globalization, international spillovers and sectoral changes: An introduction. In: Charlie Karlsson, Andreas P. Cornett, Tina Wallin (Ed.), Globalization, International Spillovers and Sectoral Changes: Implications for Regions and Industries: (pp. 1-22). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Globalization, international spillovers and sectoral changes: An introduction
2018 (English)In: Globalization, International Spillovers and Sectoral Changes: Implications for Regions and Industries / [ed] Charlie Karlsson, Andreas P. Cornett, Tina Wallin, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018, p. 1-22Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

As a consequence of globalization, news, ideas and knowledge are moving quickly across national borders and generating international spillovers. So too, however, are economic and financial crises. Combining a variety of methods, concepts and interdisciplinary approaches, this book provides an in-depth examination of these structural changes and their impact. Assessing the implications of globalization for businesses and sectors, chapters focus on the interdependencies between different economic and political layers, and explore topics such as human capital, creativity, innovation, networks and collaboration

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018
National Category
Economics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-41067 (URN)10.4337/9781786432483.00005 (DOI)2-s2.0-85046508954 (Scopus ID)9781786432483 (ISBN)9781786432476 (ISBN)
Available from: 2018-07-25 Created: 2018-07-25 Last updated: 2018-07-25Bibliographically approved
Karlsson, C., Cornett, A. P. & Wallin, T. (Eds.). (2018). Globalization, international spillovers and sectoral changes: Implications for regions and industries. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Globalization, international spillovers and sectoral changes: Implications for regions and industries
2018 (English)Collection (editor) (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

As a consequence of globalization, news, ideas and knowledge are moving quickly across national borders and generating international spillovers. So too, however, are economic and financial crises. Combining a variety of methods, concepts and interdisciplinary approaches, this book provides an in-depth examination of these structural changes and their impact. Assessing the implications of globalization for businesses and sectors, chapters focus on the interdependencies between different economic and political layers, and explore topics such as human capital, creativity, innovation, networks and collaboration.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018. p. 340
National Category
Economics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-41069 (URN)10.4337/9781786432483 (DOI)2-s2.0-85046511457 (Scopus ID)9781786432483 (ISBN)978-1-78643-247-6 (ISBN)
Available from: 2018-07-26 Created: 2018-07-26 Last updated: 2018-07-26Bibliographically approved
Karlsson, C. & Rouchy, P. (2018). Innovation, regions and employment resilience in Sweden. In: Hugo Pinto, Teresa Noronha, Eric Vaz (Ed.), Resilience and regional dynamics: An international approach to a new research agenda (pp. 81-103). Springer
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Innovation, regions and employment resilience in Sweden
2018 (English)In: Resilience and regional dynamics: An international approach to a new research agenda / [ed] Hugo Pinto, Teresa Noronha, Eric Vaz, Springer, 2018, p. 81-103Chapter in book (Other academic)
Abstract [en]

Lately, the concept of regional resilience has drawn some attention in academic and policies circles. In a macroeconomic perspective, resilience is essentially conceived through recovery from recession (industrial redeployment, path dependency) or external shock (economic crisis). In this chapter, we will adopt a mix approach of resilience associating economic geography with labour capital. We define the notion of regional resilience through labour characteristics (regional net employment, job accessibility defined as commuting surplus/deficit, employment resilience and labour dynamics) of the six most innovative Swedish regions (NUTS 3 level). We observed those regions under a 10 years period between 2004 and 2014. Our descriptive approach shows the relevance to consider regional resilience from the institutions of the job market in regard of business cycle, i.e. in line with regions’ abilities to adapt to continuous changes over time. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Springer, 2018
Series
Advances in Spatial Science, E-ISSN 1430-9602
Keywords
Employment, Innovative regions, Regional development and change, Resilience
National Category
Economic Geography
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-41505 (URN)10.1007/978-3-319-95135-5_5 (DOI)2-s2.0-85052366163 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2018-09-19 Created: 2018-09-19 Last updated: 2018-09-19Bibliographically approved
Gråsjö, U., Karlsson, C. & Bernhard, I. (2018). Startups, financing and geography – findings from a survey. In: U. Gråsjö, C. Karlsson, & I. Bernhard (Ed.), Geography, open innovation and entrepreneurship: (pp. 1-18). Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Startups, financing and geography – findings from a survey
2018 (English)In: Geography, open innovation and entrepreneurship / [ed] U. Gråsjö, C. Karlsson, & I. Bernhard, Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018, p. 1-18Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018
Series
New Horizons in Regional Science series
National Category
Economics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-41883 (URN)978-1-78643-989-5 (ISBN)978-1-78643-990-1 (ISBN)
Available from: 2018-10-23 Created: 2018-10-23 Last updated: 2018-10-23Bibliographically approved
Tavassoli, S. & Karlsson, C. (2018). The role of regional context on innovation persistency of firms. Papers in regional science (Print), 97(4), 931-956
Open this publication in new window or tab >>The role of regional context on innovation persistency of firms
2018 (English)In: Papers in regional science (Print), ISSN 1056-8190, E-ISSN 1435-5957, Vol. 97, no 4, p. 931-956Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This paper analyses the role of regional context on innovation persistency of firms. Using the Community Innovation Survey in Sweden, we have traced firms’ innovative behaviour from 2002 to 2012, in terms of four Schumpeterian types of innovation: product, process, organizational, and marketing. Controlling for an extensive set of firm-level characteristics, we find that certain regional characteristics matter for innovation persistency of firms. In particular, those firms located in regions with: (i) thicker labour market or (ii) higher extent of knowledge spillover exhibit higher probability of being persistent innovators up to 14 percentage points. Such higher persistency is mostly pronounced for product innovators.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
John Wiley & Sons, 2018
Keywords
Location, innovation, persistence, firms, Community Innovation Survey
National Category
Business Administration Economic Geography
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-37529 (URN)10.1111/pirs.12315 (DOI)000449522700005 ()2-s2.0-85030643042 (Scopus ID)IHHCESISIS (Local ID)IHHCESISIS (Archive number)IHHCESISIS (OAI)
Available from: 2017-10-03 Created: 2017-10-03 Last updated: 2018-11-22Bibliographically approved
Karlsson, C., Andersson, M. & Bjerke, L. (Eds.). (2017). Geographies of growth: innovations, networks and collaborations. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Geographies of growth: innovations, networks and collaborations
2017 (English)Collection (editor) (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

Today we can observe an increasing spatial divide as some large urban regions and many more medium-sized and small regions face growing problems such as decreasing labour demand, increasing unemployment and an ageing population. In view of these trends, this book offers a better understanding of the general characteristics and specific drivers of the geographies of growth. It shows how these may vary in different spatial contexts, how hurdles and barriers to growth in different types of regions can be dealt with, how and to what extent resources in different areas can develop and how the potential of these resources to stimulate growth can be realized. This book presents a collection of chapters, divided into four main parts, that together deal with these issues. The expert contributions provide numerous different perspectives on a new regional divide as well as exploring the inter-regional accessibility to human capital and its effects on productivity on both sides of the border. The book also investigates the speed of convergence and the fact that, when incorporating structural change, it is often quicker at the regional level compared to both the country and industry level. Other topics covered include institutional foundations and their influence on local social acceptance of entrepreneurship, the role of global value chains on bilateral trade and the determinants of cross-border innovation cooperation focusing on partner selection and location. Students, researchers and scholars will find this an important resource that fills numerous knowledge gaps and opens new avenues for research. It will also appeal to consultants, practitioners and planners at the international, regional and local level. Today we can observe an increasing spatial divide as some large urban regions and many more medium-sized and small regions face growing problems such as decreasing labour demand, increasing unemployment and an ageing population. In view of these trends, this book offers a better understanding of the general characteristics and specific drivers of the geographies of growth. It shows how these may vary in different spatial contexts, how hurdles and barriers to growth in different types of regions can be dealt with, how and to what extent resources in different areas can develop and how the potential of these resources to stimulate growth can be realized. This book presents a collection of chapters, divided into four main parts, that together deal with these issues. The expert contributions provide numerous different perspectives on a new regional divide as well as exploring the inter-regional accessibility to human capital and its effects on productivity on both sides of the border. The book also investigates the speed of convergence and the fact that, when incorporating structural change, it is often quicker at the regional level compared to both the country and industry level. Other topics covered include institutional foundations and their influence on local social acceptance of entrepreneurship, the role of global value chains on bilateral trade and the determinants of cross-border innovation cooperation focusing on partner selection and location. Students, researchers and scholars will find this an important resource that fills numerous knowledge gaps and opens new avenues for research. It will also appeal to consultants, practitioners and planners at the international, regional and local level.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017. p. 460
Series
New horizons in regional science
National Category
Economics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-37826 (URN)10.4337/9781785360602 (DOI)978-1-78536-060-2 (ISBN)978-1-78536-059-6 (ISBN)
Available from: 2017-11-06 Created: 2017-11-06 Last updated: 2018-02-06Bibliographically approved
Andersson, M., Bjerke, L. & Karlsson, C. (2017). Introduction. In: Geographies of Growth: Innovations, Networks and Collaborations: (pp. 1-15). Edward Elgar Publishing
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2017 (English)In: Geographies of Growth: Innovations, Networks and Collaborations, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017, p. 1-15Chapter in book (Other academic)
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2017
Series
New Horizons in Regional Science series
National Category
Economics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-38758 (URN)10.4337/9781785360602.00007 (DOI)2-s2.0-85040586965 (Scopus ID)9781785360602 (ISBN)9781785360596 (ISBN)
Available from: 2018-02-06 Created: 2018-02-06 Last updated: 2018-02-06Bibliographically approved
Backman, M. & Karlsson, C. (2017). Location of New Firms: Influence of Commuting Behaviour. Growth and Change, 48(4), 682-699
Open this publication in new window or tab >>Location of New Firms: Influence of Commuting Behaviour
2017 (English)In: Growth and Change, ISSN 0017-4815, E-ISSN 1468-2257, Vol. 48, no 4, p. 682-699Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

In the entrepreneurship literature, it is generally assumed that an individual establishes a new firm in a location in which they have strong ties, normally in the municipality of residence or employment. We scrutinise this general assumption and show that firm location depends on individual characteristics, such as the commuting experience. Our results show that commuting influences the firm location choice. The probability of establishing a firm in the work municipality increases if the entrepreneur is a commuter, holding constant the type of region and unobservable and observable individual features. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
John Wiley & Sons, 2017
Keywords
commuting, employment, entrepreneur, probability
National Category
Economics
Identifiers
urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-38482 (URN)10.1111/grow.12200 (DOI)000417281600010 ()2-s2.0-85014761553 (Scopus ID)
Available from: 2018-01-12 Created: 2018-01-12 Last updated: 2018-01-12Bibliographically approved
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