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Replication data for: Which Entrepreneurs Are Coachable and Why?

Version
1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Bryan, Kevin A.
  • Tilcsik, András
  • Zhu, Brooklynn
Publication Date
2017-05-01
Description
  • Abstract

    Is coachability a usable concept for startups? Using a dataset on high-growth startups in a prominent university incubator, we show that firm characteristics do predict which firms are likely to follow advice but that these "coachable" firms are not more likely to achieve positive outcomes. The reason is that advice may be rejected either because the firm is stubborn and uncoachable, or because the firm possesses capabilities related to the advice which is hard for outsiders to observe.
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  • Is supplement to
    DOI: 10.1257/aer.p20171010 (Text)
Publications
  • Bryan, Kevin A., András Tilcsik, and Brooklynn Zhu. “Which Entrepreneurs Are Coachable and Why?” American Economic Review 107, no. 5 (May 2017): 312–16. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.p20171010.
    • ID: 10.1257/aer.p20171010 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2020-05-18 | Issue Number: 2 | Registration Date: 2019-10-12

Bryan, Kevin A.; Tilcsik, András; Zhu, Brooklynn (2017): Replication data for: Which Entrepreneurs Are Coachable and Why?. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E113494V1