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Article Information
Journal: Business and Economics Research Journal
Title of Article: The Effect of Perceived Social Support on Social Entrepreneurship: A Research on University Studensts
Author(s):  Mustafa Fedai Cavus, Nazmiye Ulku Pekkan
Volume: 8
Number: 3
Year: 2017
Page: 519-532
ISSN: 1309-2448
DOI Number: 10.20409/berj.2017.64
Abstract
The purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between university students’ social support levels and social entrepreneurship characteristics. In this context, the research was carried out on 302 university students studying in different departments and classes of Mersin Toros University. It has been identified that the level of social support perceived by students influences their social entrepreneurship positively. Also it has been determined that the support of the a special person (0.398) and family (0.351) are the most important factors on their perception of social entrepreneurship. And also, it has been determined that according to gender variant, perceived social support was defined significantly differentiating but social entrepreneurship perception was not differentiating.

Keywords: Perceived Social Support, Social Entrepreneurship, University Students

JEL Classification: M10, M19

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