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Interventions to support entrepreneurship: evidence from a local public policy (MIP, Piedmont Region)
Journal Title: RIV Rassegna Italiana di Valutazione 
Author/s: Samuele Poy 
Year:  2018 Issue: 71-72 Language: Italian 
Pages:  26 Pg. 56-81 FullText PDF:  524 KB
DOI:  10.3280/RIV2018-071004
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Less than one company out of two, in Italy, 5 years after birth is still active. The low survival rate of companies suggests the existence of a public problem that, at least partially, concern the entrepreneurial culture. This article, after having introduced the main reference literature, presents a selection of stylized facts useful to characterize the attitudes and profile of the new Italian entrepreneurs, or aspirant ones, even in comparison with other countries. Therefore, we consider a public policy implemented in the Piedmont Region ("Mettersi in Proprio" - MIP). Results from a counterfactual approach suggest the effectiveness of the intervention in terms of increasing the survival rate of beneficiary firms.
Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Business Survival; Evaluation; Public Policies.

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Samuele Poy, Interventions to support entrepreneurship: evidence from a local public policy (MIP, Piedmont Region) in "RIV Rassegna Italiana di Valutazione" 71-72/2018, pp. 56-81, DOI:10.3280/RIV2018-071004


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