Editors

Editors-in-Chief:

Zoltan J. Acs
Professor of Management, Director of the Entrepreneurship Initiative, LSE, U.K.

David B. Audretsch
Institute for Development Strategies, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

Managing Editor:

Adam Lederer
DIW Berlin, Germany

Editors:

Thomas Astebro
HEC Paris, France

Rui Baptista
Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal

Maksim Belitski
University of Reading, UK

Werner Bönte
University of Wuppertal, Germany

Andrew Burke
Trinity Business School, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Alex Coad
Pontifical Catholic University of Peru, Peru

Marcus Dejardin
University of Namur, Belgium

Sameeksha Desai
Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

Julie Ann Elston
Oregon State University, USA

Saul Estrin
London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

Michael Fritsch
Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany

Brett Anitra Gilbert
American University, Washington, D.C., USA

Christina Guenther
WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management, Germany

Jolanda Hessels
Erasmus School of Economics, The Netherlands

Alexander Kritikos
DIW Berlin, Berin, Germany

Esteban Lafuente
Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC Barcelona Tech), Spain

Erik E. Lehmann
Augsburg University, Germany

Maria Minniti
Syracuse University, USA

Martin Obschonka
Queensland University of Technology, Australia

Haifeng Qian
University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA

Enrico Santarelli
University of Bologna, Italy

Leon Schjoedt
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, USA

László Szerb
University of Pécs, Hungary

Siri Terjesen
Florida Atlantic University, USA

Roy Thurik
Erasmus School of Economics, The Netherlands

David Urbano
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

Diemo Urbig
University of Wuppertal, Germany

Silvio Vismara
University of Bergamo, Italy

Marco Vivarelli
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano, Italy

Editorial Review Board:

Dolores Añon Higon
, Universidad de Valencia, Spain; Paolo Agnese, LUISS Guido Carli University, Italy, Jürgen Antony, Pforzheim Business School, Germany; Josep-Maria Arauzo-Carod, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain; Giuliana Battisti, University of Warwick, UK; Sebastian Berger, University of Bern, Switzerland; Fabio Bertoni, EMLYON Business School, France; Mehmet Huseyin Bilgin, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Turkey; Joern Block, University of Trier, Germany; Niels Bosma, Utrecht University School of Economics, the Netherlands; Nicola Breugst, TU Munich, Germany; Steven A. Brieger, University of Sussex, UK; Ross Brown, University of St Andrews, UK; Guido Buenstorf, University of Kassel, Germany; Rosa Caiazza, Parthenope University of Naples, Italy; Marco Caliendo, University of Potsdam, Germany; Alessandra Colombelli,Politecnico di Torini, Italy; Emilio Congregado, University of Huelva, Spain; Marc Cowling, University of Brighton, United Kingdom; Marco Cucculelli, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy; Douglas Cumming, Florida Atlantic University, USA; Dirk Czarnitzki, KU Leuven, Belgium; Pelin Demirel, Imperial College London, UK; Richard A. Devine, American University, USA; Olof Ejermo, Lund University, Sweden; Johan Eklund, Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, Sweden; José Ernesto Amorós, EGADE Business School, Mexico; Andrea Essl, University of Bern, Switzerland; Stephanie Fernhaber, Butler University, USA; Christian Fisch, Trier University, Germany; Georgios Fotopoulos, University of Peloponnese, Greece; Frank M. Fossen, University of Nevada, USA; Stuart Fraser, University of Warwick, UK; Orsola Garofalo, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark; Areti Gkypali, University of Patras, Greece; Marco Grazzi, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy; Luca Grilli, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Maria Joao Guedes, ISEG Lisbon School of Economics & Management, Portugal; Maribel Guerrero, Northumbria University, UK; Daniel Halvarsson, Ratio Institute, Sweden; Diana M. Hechavarria, University of South Florida, USA; Bradley Heim, Indiana University, USA; Yuji Honjo, Chuo University, Japan; Amy E. Ingram, Clemson University, USA; Rachida Justo, IE Business School, Spain; Masatoshi Kato, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan; Torben Klarl, University of Bremen, Germany; Jun Koo, Korea University, Republic of Korea; Sierdjan Koster, University of Groningen, the Netherlands; Jackie Krafft, Université Côte d’Azur, CNRS-GREDEG, France; Daria Kuatto,Aalto University, Finland; Jonathan Levie, National University of Ireland Galway, Ireland; Alberto Marzucchi,University of Sussex Business School, UK; Orietta Marsili, University of Bath, UK; Colin Mason, University of Glasgow, UK; Simona Mateut, University of Nottingham, UK; Dirk Meissner, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russian Federation, Joana Mendonça,IST, University of Lisbon, Portugal; Matthias Menter,Ausburg University, Germany; Michele Meoli, University of Bergamo, Italy; Chao Miao, Salisbury University, Maryland, USA, José María Millán, University of Huelva, Spain; David J. Miller, George Mason University, USA; Erik Monsen,University of Vermont, USA; Hugo Montesinos,Florida State University, USA; Bettina Müller, University of Mannheim, Germany; Atthaphon Mumi, Mahasarakham University,Thailand,Olga Nicoara, Ursinus College, USA; Kristian Nielsen, Aalborg University, Denmark; Colm O'Gorman, Dublin City University, Ireland; Hiroyuki Okamuro, Hitotsubashi University, Japan; Raquel Ortega Argilés, University of Birmingham, UK; Georgios A. Panos, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom; Pankaj C. Patel, Villanova University, USA; Saurav Pathak, Kansas State University, USA; Gabriele Pellegrino, EPFL, Switzerland; Iñaki Peña-Legazkue, Deusto Business School, Spain; Mariacristina Piva, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy; Larry Plummer, Western University, Canada; Vivien Procher, University of Wuppertal, Germany; Anita Quas, EMLYON Business School, France; Francesco Quatraro, University of Torino, Italy; Maija Renko, University of Illinois Chicago, USA; Niels Rietveld, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Vera Rocha, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark; Davud Rostam-Afschar, University of Hohenheim, Germany; Pietro Santoleri, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Italy; Armin Schwienbacher, Skema Business School, France; Andrea Signori, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy; Sharon Simmons, University of Missouri, USA; Éva Somogyiné Komlósi, University of Pécs, Hungary; Alina Sorgner, John Cabot University, Italy; Pekka Stenholm, University of Turku, Finland; Ion Sterpan, American University, USA; Christoph Stöckmann, University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany; Michael Stuetzer, DHBW Mannheim, Germany; Ezequiel Tacsir, CINVE, Uruguay; Federico Tamagni, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Italy; Aurora A.C. Teixeira, University of Porto, Portugal; Bram Timmermans, Norwegian School of Economics, Norway; Miguel Torres Preto, Instituto Superior Técnico, Portugal; Hien T. Tran, University of Ottawa, Canada; Tania Treibich, Maastricht University, the Netherlands; Alexandra Tsvetkova, Ohio State University, USA; Elisa Ughetto, Politecnico di Torino, Italy; Marilyn A. Uy, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; Vicar S. Valencia, Indiana University South Bend, USA; Peter van der Zwan, Leiden University, the Netherlands; Mirjam van Praag, University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands; André van Stel, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland; Tom Vanacker, Ghent University, Belgium; Ana Venancio, ISEG Lisbon School of Economics & Management, Portugal; Ingrid Verheul, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Antonio Vezzani, Università degli studi Roma Tre, Italy; Qingfang Wang, University of California Riverside, USA; Nick Williams, University of Leeds, UK; Katharine Wirsching, Augsburg University, Germany; Robert Wuebker, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA; Michael Wyrwich, University of Groningen, the Netherlands; R. Isil Yavuz, Ozyegin University, Turkey; Lei Zhang, University of South Florida, USA; Ting Zhang, University of Baltimore, USA