Evaluation of indicators of entrepreneurial potential in 2018

Keywords: entrepreneurship, opportunities, abilities, intentions, Global monitoring, countries.


Entrepreneurial potential of the population is largely determined by how adults evaluate their intentions in terms of creating their own business. The purpose of the study was to assess the existing indicators in 2018 that characterize the potential entrepreneurial activity of the population in different countries. The self-assessment of people on such factors as their ability and ability to create their own businesses, entrepreneurial purposes, fear of failure in this activity, as well as the presence of familiar entrepreneurs were considered as the estimated indicators. The study used information from the Global entrepreneurship monitor for 2018 for 48 countries. Three hypotheses were tested using mathematical models representing the density functions of the normal distribution. Five indicators of entrepreneurial potential were used to determine their average values for the countries under consideration. Countries with high and low values of indicators were identified. A comparative analysis of the entrepreneurial potential in Russia and foreign countries is carried out.

Author Biographies

I. S. Pinkovetskaia, Ulyanovsk State University, Ulyanovsk, Russia

PhD, Associate Professor, Ulyanovsk State University, Ulyanovsk, Russia

T. I. Kostina, Ulyanovsk State Agrarian University named after P.A. Stolypin

PhD, Associate Professor, Ulyanovsk State Agrarian University named after P.A. Stolypin

N. V. Berezina, Chuvash State University, Russia

PhD, Associate Professor, Chuvash State University, Russia


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How to Cite
Pinkovetskaia, I., Kostina, T., & Berezina, N. (2020). Evaluation of indicators of entrepreneurial potential in 2018. Amazonia Investiga, 9(27), 173-179. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2020.27.03.18