Emprendimiento en regiones periféricasel caso de las Islas Canarias

  1. Francisco Javier García Rodríguez 1
  2. Esperanza Gil Soto 1
  3. Carmen Inés Ruiz de la Rosa 1
  4. Desiderio Gutiérrez Taño 1
  1. 1 Universidad de La Laguna
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    Universidad de La Laguna

    San Cristobal de La Laguna, España

    GRID grid.10041.34

Journal:
Emprendimiento y negocios internacionales

ISSN: 2530-5603

Year of publication: 2016

Volume: 1

Issue: 1

Pages: 1-10

Type: Article

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DOI: 10.20420/eni.2016.122 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

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Abstract

This paper analyzes the influence of family, sociocultural and university environments on entrepreneurial intention in a European peripheral region, with a less developed innovation system: the Canary Islands. To do this, the perspective of Theory of Planned Behavior is adopted and an empirical study is developed using a sample of Spanish university students in the context of Guesss project. The main results obtained indicate the importance of a university context in entrepreneurial intention through its antecedents, especially attitudes.

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