Regulative institutions supporting entrepreneurship in emerging economies: A comparison of China and India

  • Kshetri N
  • Dholakia N
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Abstract

China and India are touted as new entrepreneurship powerhouses. The two countries' different institutional history and characteristics have led to differences in environments related to entrepreneurship. There are some well-founded rationales as well as a number of misinformed and ill-guided viewpoints about the friendliness of the environment to support entrepreneurship in each country as well as the China-India differences concerning entrepreneurial environment. This article contributes to this debate by offering theoretical and empirical evidence regarding the differences in regulative institutions in the two economies. Specifically, we compare the state's regulative, participative, and supportive roles from the standpoint of entrepreneurship in the two countries.PUBLICATION ABSTRACT

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  • China
  • India
  • Participative function
  • Regulative function
  • Regulative institutions
  • Supportive function

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Authors

  • Nir Kshetri

  • Nikhilesh Dholakia

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