Entrepreneurship in Post-Communist Countries

New Drivers Towards a Market Economy

  • Jovo Ateljević
  • Jelena Budak

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Entrepreneurship in Post-Transition Context

  3. Small and Medium-Sized Entrepreneurship in the Balkans Region

About this book


This volume analyzes the barriers to, as well as new drivers for, entrepreneurial development in post-communist countries. The contributors present various country studies, mainly in the Balkans region, and investigate entrepreneurial behavior and best practices, financial instruments, factors for the success of small and medium-sized companies, and related policy implications. The book will appeal to scholars, policymakers and professionals interested in entrepreneurial obstacles and challenges in the countries of the Balkans region.


Entrepreneurship Transition economies Economic growth Business finance Entrepreneurial behaviour Small and medium enterprises Economic development Financial performance of companies

Editors and affiliations

  • Jovo Ateljević
    • 1
  • Jelena Budak
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of EconomicsUniversity of Banja LukaBanja LukaBosnia and Herzegovina
  2. 2.The Institute of EconomicsZagrebCroatia

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-75906-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-75907-4
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