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Theodor Lucian Vladasel

Yale Fox International Fellow 2017-2018, Yale University; and PhD Candidate in Economics and Management, Copenhagen Business School
Areas of Expertise:
  • Family Policies
  • Economy & Public Budgets

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About Theodor

Vladasel's research focuses on the economics of entrepreneurship. Overarching themes in Vladasel's writings include the importance of family and community background for entrepreneurship, as well as the importance of distinguishing the different types of entrepreneurs.

Contributions

Fostering Entrepreneurship

No Jargon Podcast

In the News

"The Importance of Family Background and Neighborhood Effects as Determinants of Entrepreneurship," Theodor Lucian Vladasel (with Matthew Lindquist, Joeri Sol, and Mirjam van Praang), VOX, CEPR's Policy Portal, December 2, 2016.

Publications

"On the Origins of Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Sibling Correlations," (with Matthew J. Lindquist, Joeri Sol, and Mirjam van Praang), Swedish Institute for Social Research, October 12, 2017.

Assesses the broad importance of family and community background for entrepreneurship outcomes. Assesses what factors drive sibling correlations: parental entrepreneurship, neighborhoods, shared genes, and financial resources help explain these high correlations whereas immigration status, family structure, and sibling peer effects have a limited contribution.