An Entrepreneurial Well-being Model based on GEM Data for Spain

TitleAn Entrepreneurial Well-being Model based on GEM Data for Spain
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2014
AuthorsSáiz-Álvarez, J. M., A. Corduras Martínez, and C. Cuervo-Arango Martínez
JournalInternational Journal of Interactive Multimedia and Artificial Intelligence
ISSN1989-1660
IssueSpecial Issue on AI Techniques to Evaluate Economics and Happines
Volume2
Number5
Date Published03/2014
Pagination38-47
Abstract

The Economics of Happiness is one of the research areas of greatest growth in recent years. Throughout this work, a venture based model in which satisfaction of Spanish entrepreneurs with their professional life is performed. We analyze the responses of 9,989 entrepreneurs using data from the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM), and six hypothesis are discussed. The results show that, for the Spanish case, there is a strong consistency in the results the opportunity entrepreneurs present greater satisfaction than necessity entrepreneurs.

KeywordsEducation, Entrepreneurship, Happiness, Well-being
DOI10.9781/ijimai.2014.255
URLhttp://www.ijimai.org/journal/sites/default/files/files/2014/03/ijimai20142_5_5_pdf_26415.pdf
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