Small Business Economics

(The H4-Index of Small Business Economics is 32. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on entrepreneurship and small businesses185
A systematic literature review of entrepreneurial ecosystems in advanced and emerging economies168
Entrepreneurial ecosystems: a dynamic lifecycle model105
How do banks interact with fintech startups?103
The entrepreneurial finance markets of the future: a comparison of crowdfunding and initial coin offerings95
The early impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on business sales94
Unraveling the entrepreneurial mindset78
The influence of ecosystems on the entrepreneurship process: a comparison across developed and developing economies75
Women’s entrepreneurship and culture: gender role expectations and identities, societal culture, and the entrepreneurial environment73
Macroeconomic lockdown and SMEs: the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in Spain70
The determinants of bootstrap financing in crises: evidence from entrepreneurial ventures in the COVID-19 pandemic59
Global drivers of cryptocurrency infrastructure adoption54
When the rainy day is the worst hurricane ever: the effects of governmental policies on SMEs during COVID-1954
Initial coin offerings, asymmetric information, and loyal CEOs53
Contextualizing small business resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic: evidence from small business owner-managers51
The evolution of the global digital platform economy: 1971–202149
Small firms and the COVID-19 insolvency gap48
Refugee entrepreneurship: context and directions for future research48
The great divides in social entrepreneurship and where they lead us47
Risk of burnout in French entrepreneurs during the COVID-19 crisis47
Necessity or opportunity? Government size, tax policy, corruption, and implications for entrepreneurship46
“Pledge” me your ears! The role of narratives and narrator experience in explaining crowdfunding success44
Why do startups pursue initial coin offerings (ICOs)? The role of economic drivers and social identity on funding choice41
Formal and informal financing decisions of small businesses41
Initial coin offerings, information disclosure, and fraud40
Serial and large investors in initial coin offerings40
Working from home: small business performance and the COVID-19 pandemic40
Digital affordances: how entrepreneurs access support in online communities during the COVID-19 pandemic39
Corporate entrepreneurship: a systematic literature review and future research agenda35
Evolutionary entrepreneurial ecosystems: a research pathway34
Thirty years of Small Business Economics: a bibliometric overview33
The power of shared positivity: organizational psychological capital and firm performance during exogenous crises32