This study draws on social learning theory and research concerning role model effects to understand how exposure to female entrepreneurial role models influences the development of entrepreneurial self-efficacy, attitudes and intentions among female students. The results presented are from a field experiment including data from 547 students and 98 entrepreneurs.
Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition
One way of stimulating R&D is to provide support for R&D collaborations. Recently, there has been a rise in governmental backed programmes known as innovation vouchers that provide small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with financial incentives to engage the services of external experts. However, the causal empirical evidence on the effectiveness of these programmes is still scarce.