A collection of publications on entrepreneurship topics, authored or co-authored by Center staff and/or partners.

The Role of Craft Breweries in Expanding (Local) Hop Production

By Elizabeth A. Dobis, Neil Reid, Claudia Schmidt, and Stephan J. Goetz. Published in the Journal of Wine Economics, November 2019.

The Intergenerational Persistence of Self-Employment across China’s Planned Economy Era

By Minghao Li and Stephan J. Goetz. Published in the Journal of Labor Economics, October 2019.

Firm and Regional Economic Outcomes Associated with a New, Broad Measure of Business Innovation

By Brian E. Whitacre, Devon Meadowcroft, and Roberto Gallardo. Published in Entrepreneurship & Regional Development,

Where do entrepreneurs get information? An analysis of twitter-following patterns

By Yasuyuki Motoyama, Stephan Goetz, and Yicheol Han. Published in Journal of Small Business & Entrepreneurship, March 15 2018.

Self-Employment and Trade Shock Mitigation

By Jiaochen Liang and Stephan Goetz. Published in Small Business Economics, January 2016, Volume 46, Issue 1, pp 45–56.

The Determinants of Self-Employment Growth: Insights From County-Level Data, 2000-2009 (Economic Development Quarterly)

By Stephan Goetz (Penn State) and Anil Rupasingha (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta). Published in the 2014 edition of Economic Development Quarterly.

Self-employment and local economic performance: Evidence from US counties (Papers in Regional Science)

By Anil Rupasingha (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta) and Stephan J. Goetz (Penn State). Published in the March 2013 edition of Papers in Regional Science.

The Determinants of Rural Self-Employment: Insights from County-Level Data

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RDP50 - The Determinants of Rural Self-Employment: Insights from County-Level Data. Stephan J. Goetz and Anil Rupasingha, October 17, 2011

The Economic Impacts of Self-Employment (Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics)

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By Stephan J. Goetz (Penn State), David A. Fleming (Penn State), and Anil Rupasingha (Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta). Published in the August 2012 edition of the Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics.

What Works! 2011 Entrepreneurship and Community Development in the Northeast

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RDP52 - Proceedings of the What Works! 2011 Conference: Entrepreneurship and Community Development in the Northeast. Conference Proceedings edited by Kathleen Liang and Stephan J. Goetz, April 2012. 3MB pdf.

Using IMPLAN to Identify Entrepreneurial Opportunities through Gap Analysis

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Daniel Eades, West Virginia University

Economic Contribution of Maine's Food Industry Entrepreneurs

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Todd Gabe, Jim McConnon and Rick Kersbergen, University of Maine

Satisfaction or Business Savvy-Examining the Outcome of New Venture Creation with Respect to Entrepreneurial Characteristics, Expectations, Optimism, Realism, and Pessism

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Chyi-Lyi (Kathleen) Liang, University of Vermont and Paul Dunn, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Academy of Entrepreneurship Journal, Volume 17, No. 2, 2011

Does Local Firm Ownership Matter?

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RDP48 - Does Local Firm Ownership Matter? David A. Fleming and Stephan J. Goetz, December 3, 2010.

Evaluating RD Policies for Social and Human Capital Development

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Jim Kinsella, Stephan J. Goetz, Mark D. Partridge, Steven C. Deller and David Fleming, 2010

Examining Four Dimensions of Entrepreneurs' Perceptions on Spouses' Reactions to New Venture Creation-Realistic Optimism, Pessimism, Other Entrepreneurial Characteristics, and Expectations

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Chyi-Lyi (Kathleen Liang, University of Vermont and Paul Dunn, Univeristy of Louisiana at Monroe, Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, Volume 22, No. 2, October 2010

Entrepreneurial Characteristics, Optimism, Pessimism, and Realism-Correlation or Collision?

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Chyi-Lyi (Kathleen) Liang, University of Vermont and Paul Dunn, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship, Volume 22, No. 1, pp. 1-22

Evaluating Rural Entrepreneurship Policy

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RDP46 - Evaluating Rural Entrepreneurship Policy. Stephan J. Goetz, Mark Partridge and Steven C. Deller. June 28, 2009.

Entrepreneurial Couples in New Venture Creation: Reflections on Expectations, Reality and Family Relationships

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Chyi-Lyi (Kathleen) Liang, University of Vermont and Paul Dunn, University of Louisiana at Monroe, Int. Journal Management and Enterprise Development, Volume 6, No. 2, 2009

Land Grant YES, Youth Entrepreneurship Symposium Proceedings

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RDP42 - Land Grant YES, Youth Entrepreneurship Symposium Proceedings. The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development, November 2008.

State Entrepreneurial Climate Estimates: An Update Based on the Kauffman Index

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RDP41 - State Entrepreneurial Climate Estimates: An Update Based on the Kauffman Index. Stephan J. Goetz, September 2008.

What Entrepreneurs Mean for Your Community, and How Entrepreneurship Can Be Fostered

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RDP40 - What Entrepreneurs Mean for Your Community, and How Entrepreneurship Can Be Fostered. Jackie Yenerall, July 2008.

Entrepreneurship and Urban Success: Towards a Policy Consensus

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Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, February 2008

Strategic Networks and Entrepreneurial Ventures

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2008. In this article the authors articulate a research agenda composed of five areas of inquiry they consider critical to a better understanding of networks and entrepreneurship

Regional Listening Sessions on Rural Entrepreneurship: Lessons from the Northeast

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RDP37 - Regional Listening Sessions on Rural Entrepreneurship: Lessons from the Northeast. Stephan J. Goetz and Walter Whitmer, July 2007

Final Report to The Kauffman Foundation, The Place-Based Structural Determinants and Effects of Self-Employment

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RDP33 - Stephan J. Goetz, September 2006

Proprietor Employment-Dependent Counties

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RDP17 - Stephan J. Goetz, April 2003. Paper presented at ERS's Measuring Rural Diversity Conference, November 21-22, 2002, Washington, DC.