Capital structure, survival, innovation and performance of entrepreneurial firms in developing and transition economies: The case of Vietnam

Project: Research


Study’s objectives: (i) identifying the capital structure of entrepreneurial firms in Vietnam; (ii) adopting the conventional theories (i.e. the pecking order and the agency costs theories) and the non-conventional theories (i.e. the resource-, industry- and institution-based views) to better identify and explain the determinants of capital structure of entrepreneurial firms; and (iii) evaluating the impacts of capital structure on the survival, innovation and performance (including growth) of entrepreneurial firms in Vietnam. Project in collaboration with colleagues at Hanoi School of Business in Vietnam and IPAG Business School in France
Effective start/end date2018/09/012020/12/31

Collaborative partners

  • Lund University (lead)
  • Hanoi School of Business and Management, Vietnam National University
  • IPAG Business School