Charting the Growth of Entrepreneurship: A Citation Analysis of FER Content, 1981–2008
This research analyses the authors, topics and institutions included in Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research and describes the inter-relationships between contributing scholars. This research contributes to the continuing discussions about the nature of entrepreneurship conducted by both entrepreneurship scholars and information scientists. Using bibliometric techniques, this study analyses 3395 items from FER and describes the trends in authorship, institutional affiliation and subject focus. This research provides a clearer understanding of where entrepreneurship research takes place, and the topical preferences within entrepreneurship as shown in FER. It also highlights the growing contributions of international authors and the nature of collaborative research within the field of entrepreneurship.