Varieties of Necessity Entrepreneurship – New Insights From Sub Saharan Africa

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dc.identifier.uri Weber, Christiana Fasse, Anja Haugh, Helen M. Grote, Ulrike 2022-11-08T05:45:38Z 2022-11-08T05:45:38Z 2022
dc.identifier.citation Weber, C.; Fasse, A.; Haugh, H.M.; Grote, U.: Varieties of Necessity Entrepreneurship – New Insights From Sub Saharan Africa. In: Entrepreneurship theory and practice : ET&P 47 (2023), Nr. 5, S. 1843–1876. DOI:
dc.description.abstract Necessity entrepreneurship (NE) describes the process of venturing a business out of need when alternative options are seemingly absent. Whereas prior research typically understands NE to be a homogenous construct, recent theorizing suggests the possibility of NE heterogeneity. In this paper we employ Sen’s capability approach to elicit NE variety. Using data gathered from 820 households in rural Tanzania, our cluster analysis generates four distinct types of NE that vary significantly regarding their entrepreneurial activities, determinants and outcomes. Our findings demonstrate the relevance of life satisfaction and reveal the role of choice in NE. Our study thereby advances a nuanced perspective of NE. © The Author(s) 2022. eng
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Thousand Oaks, CA : Sage Publishing
dc.relation.ispartofseries Entrepreneurship theory and practice : ET&P (2022), online first
dc.rights CC BY 4.0 Unported
dc.subject capability approach eng
dc.subject cluster analysis eng
dc.subject endogenous switching regression eng
dc.subject life satisfaction eng
dc.subject necessity entrepreneurship eng
dc.subject resource endowments eng
dc.subject tanzania eng
dc.subject.ddc 330 | Wirtschaft ger
dc.title Varieties of Necessity Entrepreneurship – New Insights From Sub Saharan Africa eng
dc.type Article
dc.type Text
dc.relation.essn 1540-6520
dc.bibliographicCitation.issue 5
dc.bibliographicCitation.volume 47 2023
dc.bibliographicCitation.firstPage 1843
dc.bibliographicCitation.lastPage 1876
dc.description.version publishedVersion
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