Research Overview

Dr. Hsu's research interests include entrepreneurial well-being, serial entrepreneurs, and entrepreneurship experiments.


Dr. Hsu's research has been published in Applied Psychology: An International Review, Entrepreneurship Theory and PracticeInternational Small Business Journal, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Business Venturing, Journal of Business Venturing Insights, Journal of Small Business Management, Organizational Research Methods, and Small Business Economics, among many others. He serves as the section editor for Applied Psychology: An International Review, the associate editor for the New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, and an editorial board member for the Journal of Business Venturing.

Select Publications

Hsu, D.K., Mitchell, J.R., & Cao, X. (2023). Examining psychological mediators in Entrepreneurship: Experimental designs, remedies, and recommendations. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice.

Hsu, D.K., Burmeister-Lamp, K., Simmons, S.A., Foo, M.D., Hong, M.C., & Pipes, J.D. (2019). ‘I know I can, but I don’t fit’: Perceived fit, self-efficacy, and entrepreneurial intention. Journal of Business Venturing, 34(2): 311-326.

Hsu, D.K., Shinnar, R.S., & Anderson, S.E. (2019). ‘I wish I had a regular job’: An exploratory study of entrepreneurial regret. Journal of Business Research, 96: 217-227. (Featured in The Sydney Morning Herald, “Do you have entrepreneurial regret?”)

Hsu, D.K., Simmons, S.A., & Wieland, A. (2017). Designing entrepreneurship experiments: A review, typology, and research agenda. Organizational Research Methods, 20(3): 379-412.

Hsu, D.K., Wiklund, J., & Cotton, R.D. (2017). Success, failure, and entrepreneurial reentry: An experimental assessment of the veracity of self-efficacy and prospect theory. Entrepreneurship Theory and Practice, 41(1): 19-47.

Hsu, D.K., Wiklund, J., Anderson, S.E., & Coffey, B.S. (2016). Entrepreneurial exit intentions and the business-family interface. Journal of Business Venturing, 31(6): 613-627.


Dan Hsu

Professor of Management
Richard H. Barry Hall, 352
(701) 231-5367


  • PhD, Business Administration • Syracuse University
  • MS, Information Technology • Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • MS, Physics • Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan
  • BS, Physics • Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan


  • Entrepreneurship


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