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TitleDeterminants of research-based spin-offs survival
Author(s)Conceição, Oscarina
Faria, Ana Paula
KeywordsAcademic spin-offs
Firm survival
Duration analysis
Group effects models
Issue date2014
PublisherUniversidade do Minho. Núcleo de Investigação em Políticas Económicas (NIPE)
Abstract(s)Existing literature has shown that research-based spin-offs firms usually exhibit lower death risks than other start-ups. However, few studies have focused on the survival determinants of these particular firms. From a unique self-collected database of the population of research-based spin-offs created in Portugal from 1995 up to 2007 we analyze if founding conditions, parent organization characteristics and location characteristics play a role on their survival. Our results show that start-up size, firm age, parent reputation and region characteristics are key determinants of research-based spin-offs survival, casting doubts on the role played by the incubation process and the social ties with the parent organization as advanced in previous studies.
TypeWorking paper
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/31109
Publisher versionhttp://www.nipe.eeg.uminho.pt/Uploads/WP_2014/NIPE_WP_21_2014.pdf
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
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