History of the Research Field

Evolution of Entrepreneurship as A Research Field

Early History of Entrepreneurship Research

Works with a main focus on the early development of entrepreneurship research.

Barreto, H. 1989. The entrepreneur in economic theory – disappearance and explanation. London: Routledge.

Baumol, W.J. 1968. Entrepreneurship in economic theory. American Economic Review, 58(2): 64-71.

Bögenhold, D. 2000. Limits to mass production: Entrepreneurship and industrial organization in view of the historical school of Schmoller and Sombart. International Review of Sociology, 10(1): 57-71.

Cassis, Y., & Pepelasis Minoglou, I. 2005. Entrepreneurship in theory and history: State of the art and new perspectives. In Y. Cassis & I. Pepelasis Minoglou (Eds.), Entrepreneurship in theory and history: 3-21. New York: Palgrave.

Casson, M., & Godley, A. 2005. Entrepreneurship and historical explanation. In Y. Cassis & I. Pepelasis Minoglou (Eds.), Entrepreneurship in theory and history: 25-60. New York: Palgrave.

Cuff, R.D. 2002. Notes for a panel on entrepreneurship in Business History, Business History Review, 76(1): 123-132.

Gopakumar, K. 1995. Entrepreneurship in economic thought: A thematic overview. Journal of Entrepreneurship, 4(1): 1-17.

Hébert, R.F, & Link, A.N. 1982. The entrepreneur. New York: Praeger.

Hébert, R.F, & Link, A.N. 1989. In search of the meaning of entrepreneurship. Small Business Economics, 1(1): 39-49.

Hébert, R.F, & Link, A.N. 2006. Historical perspectives on the entrepreneur. Foundations and Trends in Entrepreneurship, 2(4): 1-152.

Hébert, R.F, & Link, A.N. 2009. A history of entrepreneurship. Milton Park: Routledge.

Hoselitz, B.F. 1951. The early history of entrepreneurial theory. Exploration in Entrepreneurial History, 3(4): 193-220.

Hughes, R.T. 1983. Arthur Cole and entrepreneurship history. Business and Economic History, 12: 139-144.

Jones, G., & Wadhwani, R.D. 2007. Entrepreneurship. In G. Jones & J. Zeilin (Eds.), The Oxford handbook of business history: 501-528. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Landes, D.S., & Mokyr, J., & Baumol, W.J. (Eds.) 2010. The invention of enterprise: Entrepreneurship from ancient Mesopotania to modern.times. New York: Princeton University Press.

Murphy, P.J., & Liao, J., & Welsch, H.P. 2006. A conceptual history of entrepreneurial thought, Journal of Management History, 12(1): 12-35.

Joseph Schumpeter and Entrepreneurship Research

Works with an interesting in the life and contributions of Joseph Schumpeter.

Andersen, E.S. 2011. Joseph A. Schumpeter: A theory of social and economic evolution. New York: Palgravve Macmillan.

Andersen, E.S. 2012. Schumpeter’s core works revisited. Resolved problems and remaining challenges, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 22: 627-648.

Becker, M.C., & Knudsen, T., & Swedberg, R. 2012. Schumpeter’s ”Theory of Economic Development” 100 years of development, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 22: 917-933.

Canter, U. and K. Dopfer (2015), Schumpeter and his contemporaries – pr´cis and road marks, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 25, 1-19.

Kurz, H.D. 2012. Schumpeter’s new combinations. Revisiting his “Theorie der wirtschaftlichen Entwicklung” on the occation of its centenary, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 22: 871-899.

Landström, H., & Schön, L. 2010. Industrial renewal and entrepreneurship in Sweden: a structural cycle explanation. In H. Landström & F. Lohrke (Eds.), Historical Foundations of Entrepreneurship Research: 383-405. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

McCraw, T.K. 2006. Schumpeter’s “Business Cycle” as Business History, Business History Review, 80(2): 231-261.

McCraw, T.K. 2007. Prophet of innovation. Joseph Schumpeter and creative destruction. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press.

Nelson, R.R. 2012. Why Schumpeter has had so little influence on today’s main line economics, and why this may be changing, Journal of Evolutionary Economics, 22: 901-916.

Reisman, D. 2004. Schumpeter’s market: Enterprise and evolution. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Swedberg, R. 1991. Joseph A. Schumpeter. His life and work, Cambridge, MA: Polity Press.

Entrepreneurship As A Research Field (development from the 1970s and forward)

Works with a main focus on the development of entrepreneurship research since the 1970s.

Aldrich, H.E. 2012. The emergence of entrepreneurship as an academic field: A personal essay on institutional entrepreneurship. Research Policy, 41: 1240-1248.

Audretsch, D. (2012), ‘Entrepreneurship research’, Management Decision, 50(5), 755-764.

Carlsson, B., & Braunerhjelm, P., & McKelvey, M., & Olofsson, C., & Persson, L., & Ylinenpää, H. 2013. The evolving domain of entrepreneurship research. Small Business Economics, 41: 913-930.

Cooper, A.C. 2003. Entrepreneurship: The past, the present, the future. In Z.J. Acs & D.B. Audretsch (Eds.), Handbook of Entrepreneurship Research: 21-34. Dordrecht: Klüwer.

Cooper, A.C., & Markman, G.D., & Niss, G. 2000. The evolution of the field of entrepreneurship. In G.D. Meyer & K.A. Heppard (Eds.), Entrepreneurship as strategy. Competing on the entrepreneurial edge: 115-133. Thousand Oaks: Sage.

Davidsson, P. 2008. Looking back at 20 years of entrepreneurship research: What have we learn? In H. Landström & H. Crijns & E. Laveren & D. Smallbone (Eds.), Entrepreneurship, sustainable growth and performance: 13-26. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Davidssoon, P., & Low, M.B., & Wright, M. 2001. Low and MacMillan ten years on: Achievements and future directions for entrepreneurship research. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 24(4): 5-15.

Finkle, T.A., & Deeds, D. 2001. Trends in the market for entrepreneurship faculty, 1989-1998. Journal of Business Venturing, 16: 613-630.

Katz, J.A. 2003. The chronology and intellectual trajectory of American entrepreneurship education 1876-1999. Journal of Business Venturing, 18: 283-300.

Landström, H. 2005. Pioneers in entrepreneurship and small business research. New York: Springer.

Landström, H., & Frank, H., & Veciana, J.M. (Eds.). 1997. Entrepreneurship and small business research in Europe. Aldershot: Avebury.

Landström, H., & Lohrke, F. (Eds.) 2010. Historical foundations of entrepreneurship research. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Landström, H., & Lohrke, F. (Eds.) 2012. Intellectual roots of entrepreneurship research. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.

Low, M.B., & MacMillan, I.C. 1988. Entrepreneurship, past research and future challenges, Journal of Management, 14(2): 139-161.

Martinelli, A. 1994. Entrepreneurship and Management. In N.J. Smelser & R. Swedberg (Eds.), The handbook of economic sociology: 476-503. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Swedberg, R. (Ed.) 2000. Entrepreneurship. The social science view. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Welsch, H.P. (Ed.) 2004. Entrepreneurship: The way ahead. New York: Routledge.

State-Of-The-Art Reviews

Acs, Z.J., & Audretsch, D.B. (Eds.) 2003. Handbook of entrepreneurship research. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.

Alvarez, S.A., & Agarwal, R., & Sorenson, O. (Eds.) 2005. Handbook of entrepreneurship research: Disciplinary perspectives. New York: Springer.

Kent, C.A., & Sexton, D.L., & Vesper, K.H. (Eds.) 1982. Encyclopedia of entrepreneurship. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Sexton, D.L., & Kasarda, J.D. (Eds.) 1992. The state of the art of entrepreneurship. Boston, MA: PWS-Kent.

Sexton, D.L., & Landström, H. (Eds.) 2000. The Blackwell handbook of entrepreneurship. Oxford: Blackwell.

Sexton, D.L., & Smilor, R.W. (Eds.) 1986. The art and science of entrepreneurship. Cambridge, MA: Ballinger.

Sexton, D.L., & Smilor, R.W. (Eds.) 1997. Entrepreneurship 2000. Chicago, IL: Upstart.

Bibliometric Analysis

Research themes and community

Bhupatiraju, S., & Nomaler, Ö., & Triulzi, G., & Verspagen, B. 2012. Knowledge flow: Analyzing core literature of innovation, entrepreneurship and science and technology studies. Research Policy, 41: 1205-1218.

Busenitz, L.W., & West III, G.P., & Shepherd, D., & Nelson, T., & Chandler, G.N., & Zacharakis, A. 2003. Entrepreneurship research in emergence: Past trends and future directions. Journal of Management, 29(3): 285-308.

Cornelius, B., & Landström, H., & Persson, O. 2006. Entrepreneurial studies: The dynamic research front of a developing social science. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, May: 375-398.

Grégoire, D.A., & Noël, M.X., & Déry, R., & Béchard, J-P. 2006. Is there conceptual convergence in entrepreneurship research? A co-citation analysis of Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research 1981-2004. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, May: 333-372.

Landström, H., & Harirchi, G., & Åström, F. 2012. Entrepreneurship: Exploring the knowledge base. Research Policy, 41: 1154-1181.

Meyer, M., D. Libaers, B. Thijs, K. Grant, W. Glänzel and K. Debackere (2014), Scientometrics, 98, 473-485.

Stewart, A. and J. Cotton (2013), ‘Making sense of entrepreneurship journals’, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research 19(3), 303-323.

Methodological approaches

Aldrich, H.E. 1992. Methods in our madness? Trends in entrepreneurship research. In D.L. Sexton & J.D. Kasarda (Eds.), The state of the art of entrepreneurship: 191-213. Boston, MA: PWS-Kent Publishers.

Aldrich, H.E., & Baker, T.B. 1997. Blinded by the cites? Has there been progress in entrepreneurship research? In D.L. Sexton & R.W. Smilor (Eds.), Entrepreneurship 2000: 377-400. Chicago: Uppstart.

Chandler, G.N., & Lyon, D.W. 2001. Issues of research design and construct measurement in entrepreneurship research: Past decade. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 25(4): 101-113.

Dean, M.A., & Shook, C.L., & Payne, G.T. 2007. The past, present, and future of entrepreneurship research: Data analytical trends and training. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, July: 601-618.

Henry, C. and L. Foss (2015), ‘Case sensitivity? A review of the literature on the use of case method in entrepreneurship research’, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, 21(3), 389-409.

McDonald, S., B.C. Gan, S.S. Fraser, A. Oke and A.R. Anderson (2015), ‘A review of research methods in entrepreneurship 1985-2013’, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, 21(3), 291-315.