Paul is a Senior Lecturer in International Business at Sheffield Hallam University and a member of the International Business and Economics Research Group (IBERG). His research interests are around the development of contextual approaches for understanding the actions of economic agents within the structures in which they are embedded in and operate. His most recent works focus on research within Entrepreneurial Ecosystems.
Assessing the characteristics, determinants and spatial variations of internationalised new ventures in the UK.
Published: 16 February 2017
This study focuses on internationalised new ventures, here defined as firms that have been trading for 5 years or fewer and which have already engaged in selling their goods and/or services abroad. The report presents analysis of data from the Longitudinal Small Business Survey that: 1) examines differences between internationalised and non-internationalised new ventures, 2) assesses the factors which determine whether a new firm is likely to engage in export activity early in its lifetime; and 3) maps the geographic distribution of these internationalised new ventures across the UK.