A nonparametric decision approach for entrepreneurship

  • Bing Xu
  • Jingwen Yang
  • Bifei Sun


Credit identification is one of core issues of financing process. Enterprise credit involves a lot of financial and non-financial measures, among which entrepreneurship is an important but rarely mentioned variable. Good entrepreneur credit often leads to good enterprise credit. A comprehensive analysis of enterprise credit identification is important to avoid losses, foster excellent enterprise and make the optimal allocation of resources. The existing literature mainly studied the impact of entrepreneurship on enterprise credit from the perspective of historical information, which is about average and tendency. Hence, those models were unable to explain the function of complex human nature and, consequently, linear models are unable to well describe the relationship between enterprise credit and entrepreneur credit. Given the deficiency of parametric models when discussing the impact of entrepreneur credit, a non parametric approach are proposed to individually describe the impact path of different individuals. This paper established a decision tree based on nonparametric approach to verify the practicability of the model in the evaluation of enterprise credit recognition. In the end of this paper, we demonstrate the validity of the non parametric model and the validation method of it.


Enterprise credit Entrepreneurship Non parametric Decision tree Random forest 



This work is supported by grants from Youth Project of National Social Sciences Foundation in China (No.16CTJ010), The authors also gratefully acknowledge the helpful comments and suggestions of the reviewers, which have improved the presentation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Research Institute of Quantitative EconomicsZhejiang Gongshang UniversityHangzhouChina

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