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Boris Nikolaev

Assistant Professor - Entrepreneurship

Contact Information

Email:  Boris_Nikolaev@baylor.edu
Homepage:  http:\\borisnikolaev.com
Campus Phone:  (254) 710-4169
Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98011
Waco, TX  76798-8011
Office Location:  Foster Business and Innovation 210.02

Educational Background

  • PHD - Economics, Univ South Florida
  • MA - Economics, Univ South Florida
  • BA - Economics, Oxford College Emory Universit

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, Baylor University (August 1, 2018 - Present)
  • Research Professor, Baylor University (July 1, 2016 - July 31, 2018)
  • Assistant Professor of Economics, Oxford College of Emory University (2013 - 2016)

Awards and Honors

  • Oxford College Honors, Oxford College of Emory University (2016)
  • William H. Fox Award for Emerging Excellence, Emory University (2016)
  • Research Excellence Award, USF Graduate School (2013)
  • APEE Young Scholars Award, Association for Private Enterprise (2012)
  • Dissertation Completion Fellowship, University of South Florida (2012)
  • Hayek Fund for Scholars, Institute for Humane Studies (2012)
  • The Humane Studies Fellowship, Institute for Humane Studies (2012)
  • The Provost Award for Outstanding Teaching, University of South Florida (2010)
  • Graduate Fellowship, USF Graduate School (2007)

Publications

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Entrepreneurship and subjective well-being: The mediating role of psychological functioning," Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, (January 2019) (coauthors: Chris Bourdeaux, Matthew S Wood).

"Cascading Ripples: Contagion Effects of Entrepreneurial Activity on Self-Employment Attitudes and Choices in Regional Cohorts.," Strategic Entrepreneurship Journal, Vol. 12, No. 4, (December 2018), pp. 455-481 (coauthors: Matthew S Wood).

"Dispositional positive and negative affect and self-employment transitions: The mediating role of job satisfaction," Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, (November 2018) (coauthors: Nadav Shir, Johan Wiklund).

"Socio-cognitive traits and entrepreneurship: The moderating role of economic institutions," Journal of Business Venturing, (August 2018) (coauthors: Christopher Boudreaux, Peter Klein).

"Family Matters: involuntary parental unemployment during childhood and subjective wellbeing later in life," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, (May 2018) (coauthors: Milena Nikolova).

"Entrepreneurship and well-being: The role of psychological autonomy, competence, and relatedness," Journal of Business Venturing, (May 2018) (coauthors: Nadav Shir, Joakim Wincent).

"Capital is not enough: Opportunity Entrepreneurship and Formal Institutions," Small Business Economics, (May 2018) (coauthors: Christopher Boudreaux).

"Cross-Country Determinants of Early-Stage Necessity and Opportunity Entrepreneurship: Accounting for Model Uncertainty," Journal of Small Business Management, Vol. 56-S1, (February 2018), pp. 243-280 (coauthors: Christopher Boudreaux, Leslie E. Palich).

"Corruption and Non-Productive Entrepreneurship," Small Business Economics, (September 2017) (coauthors: Christopher Boudreaux).

"Entrepreneurship and Well-being," Journal of Business Venturing Insights, Vol. 7, (June 2017), pp. 38--44 (coauthors: Johan Wiklund, Carol Graham, Maw-Der Foo, Steve Bradley, Nadav Shir).

"Entrepreneurial Traits, Formal Institutions, and the Motivation to Engage in Entrepreneurial Action," (May 2017) (coauthors: Christopher Boudreaux, Peter Klein).

"Are More Individualistic Societies Less Equal? Evidence from the Parasite-Stress Theory of Values," Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, (April 2017) (coauthors: Christopher Boudreaux, Rauf Salahodjaev).

"The Role of Positive and Negative Affect on Entrepreneurs’ Entry and Exit Decisions," (January 2017) (coauthors: Nadav Shir).

"“Historical Prevalence of Infectious Diseases, Cultural Values, and the Origins of Economic Institutions," Kyklos, (June 2016) (coauthors: Rauf Salahodjaev).

"Does Higher Education Increase Hedonic and Eudaimonic Well-being?," (March 2016).

"Does Other People’s Education Make Us Less Happy?," Economics of Education Review, Vol. 51, No. 1, (March 2016), pp. 176-191.

"The Role of Intelligence in the Distribution of National Happiness," Intelligence (Kidlington), Vol. 56, No. 1, (February 2016), pp. 38-45 (coauthors: Rauf Salahodjaev).

"Living with Mom and Dad and Loving It…or Are You?," Journal of Economic Psychology, Vol. 51, No. 1, (December 2015), pp. 199-209.

"Economic Freedom & Subjective Well-being," : Edward Elgar Publishing, 2015, pp. 178-193.

"Education and Happiness: An Alternative Hypothesis," Applied Economics Letters, (2015).

Teaching and Learning Scholarship

"Using Experiments and Media to Introduce Game Theory into the Principles Classroom," Journal of Private Enterprise, Vol. 29, No. 2, (2014), pp. 149-160.

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"“Economic Freedom and Quality of Life – Evidence from the OECD’s Better Life Index," Journal of Private Enterprise, Vol. 29, No. 3, (2014), pp. 97-117.

"“Intergenerational Mobility and Subjective Well-being— Evidence from the General Social Survey," Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Vol. 53, No. 1, (2014), pp. 82-96.

"Economic Freedom and Entrepreneurship: New Evidence from the States," American Journal of Entrepreneurship, Vol. 6, No. 1, (2013), pp. 85-99.

Presentations and Proceedings

(with Johan Wiklund and Nadav Shir) “Dispositional Affect and Entry into Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Panel Data” Frontiers of Entrepreneurship Research (forthcoming)
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