Handbook of Research on Elderly Entrepreneurship

Editors: Maâlaoui, Adnane (Ed.)

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  • Presents an interdisciplinary bouquet of research on elderly or senior entrepreneurship
  • Features important advancements in economic gerontology in the context of entrepreneurship
  • Explores motivation, cognition, and behavioral challenges to seniors' entrepreneurship behavior
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This handbook introduces readers to the concept of elderly entrepreneurship, and analyzes key issues concerning individuals and institutions. In addition, it presents theoretical and empirical studies exploring the reasons why elderly persons choose to pursue entrepreneurship, despite their advanced age. To investigate this comparatively new entrepreneurial phenomenon, the contributors address psychological, sociological and gerontological aspects, and share unique interdisciplinary insights. The book’s chapters are methodologically diverse, and the scale of analysis ranges from individual cases to country-level patterns. At a time when the world’s major economies are facing a demographic challenge due to ageing populations, elderly entrepreneurship may provide new economic opportunities and motivate more inclusive policymaking.



About the authors

Adnane Maalaoui is the head of the entrepreneurship programs at IPAG Business School. His research mainly focuses on issues of entrepreneurship, and in particular on disadvantaged entrepreneurs (such as elderly, immigrant, and disabled entrepreneurs). He works on topics such as entrepreneurial intention and the cognitive approach to entrepreneurship. He mainly applies those questions to cases of diversity. Adnane Maalaoui is the author of more than twenty articles published in academic journals; he has also written articles published in professional journals and in edited books. Adnane is the author of a series of French language MOOCs on entrepreneurship.

 


Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Introduction: Senior Entrepreneurship: From the Shadows to the Light

    Pages 1-14

    Maâlaoui, Adnane (et al.)

  • A Scoping Study of Entrepreneurship Among Seniors: Overview of the Literature and Avenues for Future Research

    Pages 17-41

    Biron, Dominique (et al.)

  • Context, Cognitive Functioning, and Entrepreneurial Intentions in the Elderly

    Pages 43-54

    Brännback, Malin (et al.)

  • Entrepreneurs’ Exit and Paths to Retirement: Theoretical and Empirical Considerations

    Pages 55-77

    Bonsdorff, Monika E. (et al.)

  • Experience of Aging as an Opportunity for Entrepreneurship Among the Elderly

    Pages 79-90

    Partouche-Sebban, Judith (et al.)

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eBook $109.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-13334-4
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $149.99
price for USA in USD
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Handbook of Research on Elderly Entrepreneurship
Editors
  • Adnane Maâlaoui
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-13334-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-13334-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-13333-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 236
Number of Illustrations
17 b/w illustrations
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