What drives entrepreneurship activity among knowledge workers? Are stars more likely to become entrepreneurs? Analysis of entrepreneurial efforts from a panel data set of equity research analysts in investment banks over 1988-1996 (9, 531analyst-year combinations representing 2, 602 individual analysts from 24 firms) reveals that (a) star knowledge workers are more likely than their non-star counterparts to become entrepreneurs, (b) the probability of entrepreneurial turnover for knowledge workers is greater in underperforming firms, and (c) the entrepreneurial activity of knowledge workers is procyclical with the performance of the economy.What drives entrepreneurship activity among knowledge workers? Are stars more likely to become entrepreneurs?
|Title||:||Entrepreneurship Among Knowledge Workers|
|Author||:||Boris Groysberg, Ashish Nanda, Maria Julia Prats Moreno|