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David Storey
Professor of Enterprise (Business and Management)
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Selected publications


Fotopoulos, Gergios and Storey, David J (2017) Persistence and change in interregional differences in entrepreneurship: England and Wales, 1921–2011. Environment and Planning A, 49 (3). pp. 670-702. ISSN 0308-518X

Coad, Alex, Frankish, Julian S, Roberts, Richard G and Storey, David (2016) Why should banks provide entrepreneurship training seminars? International Small Business Journal, 34 (6). pp. 733-759. ISSN 0266-2426

Coad, Alex, Frankish, Julian S, Roberts, Richard G and Storey, David J (2016) Predicting new venture survival and growth: does the fog lift? Small Business Economics, 47 (1). pp. 217-241. ISSN 0921-898X

Coad, Alex, Frankish, Julian S, Roberts, Richard G and Storey, David J (2015) Are firm growth paths random? A reply to “Firm growth and the illusion of randomness". Journal of Business Venturing Insights, 3. pp. 5-8. ISSN 2352-6734

Lundstrom, Anders, Vikstrom, Peter, Fink, Matthias, Meuleman, Miguel, Glodek, Pawel, Storey, David and Kroksgard, Andreas (2014) Measuring the costs and coverage of SME and entrepreneurship policy: a pioneering study. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 38 (4). pp. 941-957. ISSN 1042-2587

Saridakis, George, Marlow, Sue and Storey, David J (2014) Do different factors explain male and female self-employment rates? Journal of Business Venturing, 29 (3). pp. 345-362. ISSN 0883-9026

Salas-Fumas, Vicente, Sanchez-Asin, J Javier and Storey, David (2014) Occupational choice, number of entrepreneurs and output: theory and empirical evidence with Spanish data. SERIEs: Journal of the Spanish Economic Association, 5 (1). pp. 1-24. ISSN 1869-4187

Fritsch, Michael and Storey, David J (2014) Entrepreneurship in a regional context: historical roots, recent developments and future challenges. Regional Studies, 48 (6). pp. 939-954. ISSN 0034-3404

Frankish, Julian S, Roberts, Richard G, Coad, Alex and Storey, David J (2014) Is entrepreneurship a route out of deprivation? Regional Studies, 48 (6). pp. 1090-1107. ISSN 0034-3404

Coad, Alex, Frankish, Julian, Roberts, Richard G and Storey, David J (2013) Growth paths and survival chances: an application of Gambler's Ruin theory. Journal of Business Venturing, 28 (5). pp. 615-632. ISSN 0883-9026

Frankish, Julian S, Roberts, Richard G, Coad, Alex, Spears, Taylor C and Storey, David J (2013) Do entrepreneurs really learn? Or do they just tell us that they do? Industrial and Corporate Change, 22 (1). pp. 73-106. ISSN 1464-3650

Rotger, Gabriel Pons, Gørtz, Mette and Storey, David J (2012) Assessing the effectiveness of guided preparation for new venture creation and performance: theory and practice. Journal of Business Venturing, 27 (4). pp. 506-521. ISSN 0883-9026

Storey, David (2011) Optimism and chance: the elephants in the entrepreneurship room. International Small Business Journal, 29 (4). pp. 303-321. ISSN 0266-2426

Storey, David J, Saridakis, George, Sen-Gupta, Sukanya, Edwards, Paul K and Blackburn, Robert A (2010) Linking HR formality with employee job quality: The role of firm and workplace size. Human Resource Management, 49 (2). pp. 305-329. ISSN 0958-5192

Parker, Simon C, Storey, David J and van Witteloostuijn, Arjen (2010) What happens to gazelles? The importance of dynamic management strategy. Small Business Economics, 35 (2). pp. 203-226. ISSN 0921-898X

Han, Liang, Fraser, Stuart and Storey, David J (2009) The role of collateral in entrepreneurial finance. Journal of Business Finance and Accounting, 36 (3-4). pp. 424-455. ISSN 0306686X

Han, Liang, Fraser, Stuart and Storey, David J (2009) Are good or bad borrowers discouraged from applying for loans? Evidence from US small business credit markets. Journal of Banking and Finance, 33 (2). pp. 415-424. ISSN 03784266

Saridakis, George, Sen-Gupta, Sukanya, Edwards, Paul and Storey, David J (2008) The impact of enterprise size on employment tribunal incidence and outcomes: Evidence from Britain. British Journal of Industrial Relations, 46 (3). pp. 469-499. ISSN 00071080

Capelleras, Joan-Lluis, Mole, Kevin F, Greene, Francis J and Storey, David J (2008) Do more heavily regulated economies have poorer performing new ventures? Evidence from Britain and Spain. Journal of International Business Studies, 39 (4). pp. 688-704. ISSN 00472506

Mueller, Pamela, van Stel, André and Storey, David J (2008) The effects of new firm formation on regional development over time: The case of Great Britain. Small Business Economics, 30 (1). pp. 59-71. ISSN 0921898X


Storey, David J and Greene, Francis J (2010) Small business and entrepreneurship. Financial Times/Prentice Hall, Toronto. ISBN 9780273693475

Book Section

Storey, David (2016) The competitive experience of UK SMEs: fair and unfair. In: Schaper, Michael T and Lee, Cassey (eds.) Competition law, regulation and SMEs in the Asia-Pacific: understanding the small business perspective. ISEAS, Singapore, pp. 65-84. ISBN 9789814695800

Frankish, Julian, Roberts, Richard, Storey, David J and Coad, Alex (2015) Measuring business activity in the UK. In: Bryson, John R and Daniels, Peter W (eds.) Handbook of service business: Management, marketing, innovation and internationalisation. Research handbooks in business and management . Elgar, pp. 146-169.

Storey, David J (2014) Understanding the small business sector: reflections and confessions. In: Braunerhjelm, Pontus (ed.) 20 Years of Entrepreneurship Research - from small business dynamics to entrepreneurial growth and societal prosperity. Swedish Entrepreneurship Forum, pp. 21-33. ISBN 9189301560

Reports and working papers

Salas-Fumas, Vicente, Sanchez-Asin, J.Javier and Storey, David (2013) Entrepreneurs and output: theory and empirical evidence with Spanish data. Working Paper. University of Sussex, Brighton, Sussex.