Forty-five years of research on entrepreneurship education: a review and bibliometric analysis from the Scopus dataset

Bui Thu Hien1, Tran Thi Phuong Thao1,, Le Thi Thu Thuy1, Tran Thi Kim Anh1, Bui Duc Tuan2, Sinmanolack Sinbandhit 3
1 Foreign Trade University, Hanoi, Vietnam
2 National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam
3 Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Vientiane, Lao People’s Democratic Republic

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In recent years, there has been a significant number of publications related to entrepreneurship education (EE) to the extent that a systematic review of EE trends, changes, and development is needed. Based on the bibliometric analysis, this paper investigates 1782 EE-related documents published between 1977 and 2022 from the Scopus database to assess the growth trajectory of publications, most cited papers, key authors, most prolific countries, and institutions. The results show an explosive growth in the academic literature on EE in the last decade. In addition, the bibliographic coupling of documents and co-occurrence of authors’ keywords analyses reveal three primary schools of thought in EE research, including EE in higher education, EE and entrepreneurial intention, and motivation of EE. This paper contributes to the existing literature by providing a comprehensive picture of EE. More importantly, this study calls for more research on the relationship between EE and big data, EE and self-efficacy, and EE and deep learning.

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