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An Empirical Study of Attitude towards Entrepreneurial Intention among Pakistan and China Agricultural Graduates in Agribusiness


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Keywords : Entrepreneurial Intention; China; Pakistan; Attitude; Opportunities; Self-efficacy; Risk perception Entrepreneurial network; Status; Agribusiness; UniversityGraduates;

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The purpose of this paper is to investigate the difference of attitudes towards entrepreneurial intention (EI) of Agriculturalgraduates in agribusiness, this cannot be realized without harnessing the quality human resource base of the youth, especially graduates from agricultural faculties, Pakistani and Chinese Agri-students used to identify thepossible differences between potential entrepreneurs from these distinct national contexts. The data includes set of agricultural universities being a surveyed (n= 640) was collected in 2016. The Descriptive and Binary Logistic Regressionwas employed in order to analyze through SPSS 25.00 toexamine the effect of individual's attitudes on EI in agribusiness, independent variables include individual's perceived capabilities, the ability to recognize business opportunities, entrepreneurial network, risk perceptions as well as range of socio-cultural attitudes. The findings support the relationship between an individual's attitudes and their entrepreneurial intention. Individual's capability, opportunity recognition, networks and range of socio-cultural perceptions all influence EI significantly also, age, gender, the educational background of students, media motivation and attention, self-realization status, practical agricultural experience and risks perception were found to have a significant influence on students' intention to take up agribusiness as a source of future self-employment avenue upon graduation.

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