ERC staff and associates presented a number of papers at the Institute of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ISBE) conference in Belfast on November 8/9th. Four papers were among the best paper nominees in their respective conference tracks. ERC staff also led sessions on impact (at the PhD colloquium), policy and practice and contributed to a meeting of the Longitudinal Small Business Survey User Group.

Networks and Innovation
Home Alone: Innovation and sales growth intentions among the solo self-employed
Stephen Roper | Areti Gkypali

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SME Growth
The UK’s High-Growth Firms and their resilience over the Great Recession
Michael Anyadike-Danes | Mark Hart

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Entrepreneurship in Minority Groups
Home Country Effects on Opportunity Recognition by Migrants in the UK
Jonathan Levie | Daphne Hering

International Entrepreneurship
Proactiveness as a Catalyst for International Development: An Analysis of Italian USOs
Lisa Messina | Nola Hewitt-Dundas