A New Methodological Frontier in Entrepreneurship Research: Big Data Studies

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2018-02-28
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Schwab, Andreas
Zhang, Zhu
Schwab, Andreas
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The emergence of 'big data' and related analytic techniques are creating opportunities to advance empirical entrepreneurship theory and practice. This editorial focuses on the implications for the design and execution of empirical studies. It offers guidance on how to navigate related methodological challenges and outlines what editors, professional associations, research-method teachers and administrators can do to enable high-quality big data research.

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<p>This accepted article is published as Schwab, A. & Zhang, Z. (2018). A New Methodological Frontier in Entrepreneurship Research: Big Data Studies. <em>Entrepreneurship, Theory & Practice</em>. First published online: February 28, 2018; DOI: <a href="https://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1042258718760841" target="_blank">10.1177/1042258718760841</a>. Posted with permission.</p>
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Research Methods, Quantitative Methodologies, Big Data
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