Growth and growth intentions: a meta-analysis of existing evidence

Jonathan Levie, Erkko Autio

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper


This white paper summarises what we know about the connection between entrepreneurs’ growth intentions and realised enterprise growth. It addresses the following questions: How strong is the association between entrepreneurial growth intentions and subsequent performance? What affects entrepreneurial growth intentions at the individual level and national level, and how big are these effects? What can be done to raise entrepreneurial growth intentions in the UK? What further research needs to be done in this area?
Original languageEnglish
PublisherEnterprise Research Centre
Number of pages44
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2013

Publication series

NameERC White Papers
PublisherEnterprise Research Centre


  • growth intention
  • meta analysis
  • entrepreneurs
  • entrepreneurial performance


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