An Overview of Rural Entrepreneurship and Future Directions

Authors

  • Dennis Barber III East Carolina University
  • Michael Harris East Carolina University
  • Jeffrey Jones East Carolina University

Abstract

Prior research shows that rural entrepreneurship has its own distinct elements and deserves additional attention within the research community. The frameworks and methodologies from studies focused on high-growth and technology-based entrepreneurship are often used to explore rural entrepreneurial activities. This incongruence limits our understanding of the true impact entrepreneurship can have on rural communities. The articles in this special issue help advance our knowledge of rural entrepreneurship as a distinct field of study, and add to our understanding of its impact in the rural context. Additional research avenues are suggested.

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Author Biographies

Dennis Barber III, East Carolina University

1000 E. 5th Street, 1200 Bate, Greenville, NC 27858 USA, barberde17@ecu.edu

Michael Harris, East Carolina University

1000 E. 5th Street, 1200 Bate, Greenville, NC 27858 USA, harrismi@ecu.edu

Jeffrey Jones, East Carolina University

1000 E. 5th Street, 1200 Bate, Greenville, NC 27858 USA, jonesje17@students.ecu.edu

Published

2021-11-16

How to Cite

Barber III, D., Harris, M., & Jones, J. (2021). An Overview of Rural Entrepreneurship and Future Directions. Journal of Small Business Strategy, 31(4), 1–4. Retrieved from https://libjournals.mtsu.edu/index.php/jsbs/article/view/2129

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