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Journal: Business and Economics Research Journal
Title of Article: An Investigation of the Entrepreneurial Tendency in terms of Demographic Variables
Author(s): Ayhan Yalcinsoy, Cenk Aksoy
Volume: 9
Number: 4
Year: 2018
Page: 901-909
ISSN: 2619-9491
DOI Number: 10.20409/berj.2018.146
Abstract
The research was conducted on students studying at a public university. The entrepreneurial tendencies of the students in the survey were examined in terms of demographic variables. The data used in the research were obtained by questionnaire method. The data obtained with the participation of 2299 students were subjected to t-test, ANOVA and frequency analyzes with SPSS 18.0 statistical program. As a result of the analysis; significant relationships were found between educational status, age, gender, and entrepreneurial tendencies. It was found that there was a significant difference between educational status and entrepreneurial tendencies that entrepreneurial tendencies of associate and graduate students were higher than others. It was found that there was a significant difference between the age of students and entrepreneurship trends that entrepreneurial tendencies of those aged between 20-24 years were found to be higher than those of the other age groups. Moreover, there is a significant difference between students’ genders and entrepreneurial tendencies that men’s entrepreneurial tendencies are higher than women’s entrepreneurial tendencies. There was no significant relationship between the income status of the demographic variables and the class of the student and entrepreneurial tendencies.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Entrepreneurial Tendencies, University, Demographic Variables

JEL Classification: L26, J13

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