Karlien Coppens

Karlien CoppensBiography

Karlien Coppens is a research and teaching assistant at Ghent University since February 2016. She conducts research in the field of entrepreneurship and has a particular interest in cognitive and emotional foundations of entrepreneurship. Her doctoral research sheds light on the process entrepreneurs into difficulty go through when they are balancing on the edge of firm survival, on the one hand, and the contingencies under which entrepreneurs develop re-entry intentions after failure, on the other hand.



Research Interests

-          Firm failure and survival

-          Entrepreneurial re-entry

-          Cognitive and emotional aspects of entrepreneurship