Domestic Research Trend of College Students' Start-up and Entrepreneurship

국내 대학생 창업에 대한 연구 동향

Kim, Kyu-Tae

  • Received : 2019.05.03
  • Accepted : 2019.07.20
  • Published : 2019.07.28


This study analyzed the research trends of college students' entrepreneurship in 172 scholarly articles in the registered journals of the Korea Research Foundation from 2010 to 2018. The results of this study are as follows: First, the research areas and topics on university students' entrepreneurship focuses on not only characteristics of entrepreneurship and entrepreneur but also entrepreneurship education. Also, the research method was dependent on the quantitative research method coupled with the statistic techniques such as descriptive statistics, correlation, t-test, ANOVA, regression analysis, and structural equation modeling. In future research, it is necessary to expand research areas to startup idea design, startup business environment and policies. Also, it is necessary to explore various variables related to entrepreneurship, not focusing on specific variables such as entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship education as well as to analyze meta analysis of the relationship between the variables influencing on the entrepreneurial intention. In addition, qualitative research and mixed research are needed to explore the process of developing entrepreneurship and the factors affecting the process of entrepreneurship.


Entrepreneurship;Entrepreneurship;Entrepreneurship education;Research trends;University students


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