Anatomy of Business Creation in China: Initial Assessment of the Chinese Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics

Part of the International Studies in Entrepreneurship book series (ISEN, volume 27)


The Chinese Panel Study of Entrepreneurial Dynamics (CPSED)1 is the first large-scale longitudinal study of new firm formation in China, and is based on a representative sample of nascent entrepreneurs (NEs) in eight urban areas. The primary purpose of the CPSED project is to uncover the factors that initiate, hinder, and facilitate the emergence and development of new ventures in China. It aims not only to describe nascent entrepreneurship in China, but also to provide new knowledge on entrepreneurship, taking advantage of the unique context of China.


Entrepreneurial Activity Entrepreneurial Orientation Nascent Entrepreneur Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Entrepreneurial Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuli Zhang
  • Jun Yang
    • 1
  • Kevin Au
  • Paul D. Reynolds
  1. 1.Research Center of Entrepreneurial Management, Business SchoolNankai UniversityTianjinChina

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