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Employability, E-Entrepreneurship, and Economic Recovery

Employability, E-Entrepreneurship, and Economic Recovery
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Author(s): Teresa Torres-Coronas (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain), Maria-Arántzazu Vidal-Blasco (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain), Mario Arias-Oliva (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain)and Ricard Monclús-Guitart (Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain)
Copyright: 2015
Pages: 17
Source title: Economics: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Information Resources Management Association (USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8468-3.ch069


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This chapter focuses upon the digital competences and the entrepreneurial self-efficacy of undergraduate students at Universitat Rovira i Virgili, a public university located in the autonomous region of Catalonia, in Spain. The objective of this research study is to determine whether higher education institutions foster self-employment opportunities by helping students to develop the digital competences and (e)-entrepreneurial self-efficacy they need. This preliminary study shows that tertiary educational system in Spain is good at putting into practice the Bologna process, but it might not be so good at building up entrepreneurial self-confidence among their graduate students.

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