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  •   Musa Manneh

  •   Ismaila Bojang

  •   Lamin B. Ceesay

  •   Sama Jawneh

Abstract

This paper examined the drivers of entrepreneurial intention among students of the University of the Gambia. Various theories were adopted in the past to study entrepreneurial intentions among university going students. Building on the relevant literature on entrepreneurship models, this research examines student intention to engage in entrepreneurial ventures in the Gambia. In line with several (prior) research, our results confirm the important role of the business climate, entrepreneurial attitude and subjective norms on students’ intention to engage in entrepreneurial ventures. These results contribute to the literature by demonstrating the peculiar environment and segment of the population (the youth) that is emerging in the field of entrepreneurship, and the significance of entrepreneurship education. Our results provide implication for the government, policymakers, and educational institutions. The agenda for future research have also been discussed.

Keywords: Entrepreneurship, Intentions, Gambia, University students, business venture.

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Manneh, M., Bojang, I., Ceesay, L., & Jawneh, S. (2020). Drivers of Entrepreneurial Intention Among Students of The University of The Gambia. European Journal of Business and Management Research, 5(3). https://doi.org/10.24018/ejbmr.2020.5.3.317