(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

Do regions with entrepreneurial neighbours perform better? a spatial econometric approach for German regions

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

(1) Macro Analysis and Forecasting, German Institute for Economic Research, Berlin, ALLEMAGNE


This article analyses the effects of knowledge spillovers via entrepreneurship on economic performance of 337 German districts. Positive knowledge spillover effects via entrepreneurship and competitiveness – improving the effects of entrepreneurship capital within a certain region as well as between regions – are found. However, the significance of the spatial spillover effects largely depends on the choice of the weight matrix. This is seen as evidence that positive and negative spatial spillover effects of entrepreneurship capital cancel out


Article of periodic

published at : Regional studies / ISSN 0034-3404

Editor : Cambridge University Press, Cambridge - ROYAUME-UNI (1967)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 48, no5 [pp. 852-866]

Bibliographic references : 2 p.

Collation : 3 fig., 4 tabl.



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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1080/00343404.2012.697143

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