Digital transformation, digital dividends and entrepreneurship: A quantitative analysis

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Publisher: Elsevier B.V.
Document Type: Report
Length: 209 words

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Keywords Digital dividends; Entrepreneurship; Digital transformation; Innovation; Value creation Abstract The literature traditionally has focused its attention on the relationship between innovation and entrepreneurial activity. From this perspective, new innovations are accompanied by digital transformations that enhance value creation. However, it is also important to consider the effect of digital dividends on society overall as well as on entrepreneurship activity. Studies generally do not address this latter possibility. This paper analyses the theoretical and quantitative effects of digital transformation and digital dividends on entrepreneurial activity, that is, the broader developmental benefits that using these technologies brings, in the shape of digital transformation. Partial least square (PLS) estimation is used to develop an empirical estimation for the case of 29 European countries. Author Affiliation: (a) Facultad de Derecho y Ciencias Sociales, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Ronda de Toledo, s/n, 13071 Ciudad Real, Spain (b) Facultad de Ciencias Economicas y Empresariales, Ed. Juridico-Empresarial "Melchor de Macanaz", Plaza de la Universidad 1, 02071 Albacete, Spain (c) Facultad de Ciencias Economicas y Empresariales, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Campus de Somosaguas, 28223 Madrid, Spain * Corresponding author. Article History: Received 10 June 2018; Revised 3 December 2018; Accepted 4 December 2018 Byline: Miguel-Angel Galindo-Martin [] (a), Maria-Soledad Castano-Martinez [] (b), Maria-Teresa Mendez-Picazo [] (c,*)

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A588984830