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2011 | 17 | 73-86
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Entrepreneurial Attitudes in a Post-Communist Transitional Rural Economy: The Case of Moldova

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A sample survey of small and medium-sized farms in Moldova is used to examine the prevalence of different aspects of an "entrepreneurial outlook" in a post-communist transitional economy. Within the range of less than 1 to 100 hectare farms, the most pronounced differences are that operators of larger farms have greater "technical knowledge" of different aspects of high value agricultural production and sales as well as having a greater willingness to deal with "uncertainty and debt."
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17
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73-86
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2011-01-01
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2012-03-26
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bwmeta1.element.doi-10_2478_v10130-011-0004-1
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