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Drivers of entrepreneurship and small business

Presentations

  • World Economic History Congress (WEHC), 30 July-3 August 2018; Session 300101: Boston: ESRC Project Session: Defining and measuring entrepreneurship in business history from big data: The England and Wales business population 1851-1911. Discussant Leslie Hannah, project partner.
  • Bob Bennett: Defining and measuring entrepreneurship in business history from big data: The England and Wales 1851-1911. Paper presented at WEHC, Boston.
  • Harry Smith: Geography of Entrepreneurship. Paper presented at WEHC, Boston.
  • Carry van Lieshout: Gender and the family firm. Paper presented at WEHC, Boston.
  • Harry Smith: Family Firms in England and Wales, 1851-1911. Paper presented at Association of Business Historians Annual Conference, Milton Keynes, 6-7 June 2018.
  • Carry van Lieshout: Who was in control? Company directors in England and Wales, 1881-1911. Paper presented at Association of Business Historians Annual Conference, Milton Keynes, 6-7 June 2018.
  • Economic History Society Conference, 6-7 April 2018: Keele University: ESRC Project Session: Whole-population analysis of the 'business census' of entrepreneurs, 1851-1911: Using I-CeM and beyond.
  • Bob Bennett: What makes an Entrepreneur? Big data assessment from the 1851-1911 censuses. Paper presented at Economic History Society conference, Keele University.
  • Harry Smith: Family firms from big data assessment from the 1851-1911 censuses. Paper presented at Economic History Society conference, Keele University.
  • Gill Newton: I-CeM England and Wales censuses 1851-1911 as a resource for panel studies: methodology and results of tracking entrepreneurs and business growth. Paper presented at Economic History Society conference, Keele University.
  • Bob Bennett and Piero Montebruno: Discrete choice model for SME organisational decisions using historic censuses. Paper presented at Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) Conference, Belfast, November 2017.
  • Bob Bennett: Transformation of business organisation in Britain 1851-1911: Incorporation, proprietorship and self-employment . Paper presented at European Business History Association, Vienna, August 2017.
  • Harry Smith: Family Firms in England and Wales, 1851-1911. Paper presented at European Business History Association, Vienna, August 2017.
  • Carry van Lieshout: Company directors in England and Wales, 1881-1911. Paper presented at European Business History Association, Vienna, August 2017.
  • Bob Bennett: Entrepreneur choices in 19th century Britain. Paper presented at Association of Business Historians Conference, Glasgow, July 2017.
  • Carry van Lieshout: Female Entrepreneurship in England and Wales, 1851-1911. Paper presented at Association of Business Historians Conference, Glasgow, July 2017.
  • Harry Smith: Migration and entrepreneurship, England and Wales 1851-1911. Paper presented at Association of Business Historians Conference, Glasgow, July 2017.
  • Dragana Radicic, Bob Bennett and Gill Newton: Portfolio entrepreneurship in farming: empirical evidence from the 1881 census for England and Wales. Paper presented at 3rd. International Agricliometrics Conference, Cambridge, April 2017
  • Carry van Lieshout: Female Entrepreneurship in England and Wales, 1851-1911. Paper presented at Economic History Society Conference, April 2017.
  • Bob Bennett: Are long-term entrepreneurship trends U-shaped? Economic transitions 1851-2011. Paper presented at Economic History Society Conference, April 2016.
  • Gill Newton: Employers with multiple occupations in the 1881 population census of England and Wales. Paper presented at Economic History Society Conference, April 2016.
  • Dragana Radicic and Bob Bennett: Take your partners: Entrepreneur decision model for partnership or sole proprietor organisation in SMEs. Paper presented at Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) International Conference, Paris, November 2016. Nominated for best paper in track.
  • Gill Newton: Mapping employers from 19th century censuses. Paper presented at 'Graphical Display: challenges for humanities', CRASSH workshop, Cambridge, May 2015.