A paper of Hyungseok Yoon, Namil Kim and Bernard Buisson, presented at Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting, Anaheim, California, August 5-9 2016. Bernard Buisson and Hyungseok Yoon are profesors and researchers at EMLV, Devinci Research Center – Business Group.
This paper examines the effects of scientific knowledge and technological knowledge on new product early-stage entrepreneurial activity.
The moderating effect of government intervention on the above relation is also examined by using the measure of economic freedom. For the analysis, a cross-country panel from 2002 to 2012 is used.
The results indicate that technological knowledge is positively related to new product early-stage entrepreneurial activity and this relationship is strengthened when there is less government intervention.
In addition, the negative relationship between scientific knowledge and new product early-stage entrepreneurial activity is attenuated when there is more government intervention.
The implications of this study are to promote new product early-stage entrepreneurial activity (1) scientific knowledge, which is far away from commercialization process requires more government interventions; and (2) technological knowledge, which is close to commercialization requires less government interventions.
Learn more about Bernard Buisson
Learn more about Hyungseok Yoon
Learn more about the Devinci Research Center – Business Group: www.devinci.fr