Tag Archives: Entrepreneurship

GEM 2017/18 Global Report

The 2017/18 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) reports that entrepreneurship levels are stable or on the rise globally and that opportunity-driven entrepreneurship predominates, but there has been a worrying drop in job creation prospects across all economic development levels. Fifty-four world economies participated in the 2017/18 GEM survey covering 67.8% of the world’s population and 86% …
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The Missing Entrepreneurs 2017: Policies for Inclusive Entrepreneurship

The Missing Entrepreneurs 2017 is the fourth edition in a series of publications that examine how public policies at national, regional and local levels can support job creation, economic growth and social inclusion by overcoming obstacles to business start-ups and self-employment by people from disadvantaged or under-represented groups in entrepreneurship. It shows that there is …
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The Impact of Multinational R&D Spending Firms on Job Polarization and Mobility

This report analyses the role of multinational R&D intensive firms in job polarization. It also investigates how these firms affect the labour market in terms of wage growth and labour mobility. Firms appearing on the EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard account for a significant share of economic activity in Denmark measured by employment, innovation activity, and …
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OECD report: Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2017

Entrepreneurship at a Glance is produced by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme based on official statistics. The 2017 edition features a new trends chapter, which also introduces recent developments related to the emergence of the “gig economy” and the use of digital tools by micro-enterprises. Entrepreneurial activity appears to be recovering from the crisis as …
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EO Global Entrepreneur Indicator – September 2017

The Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) has released the latest results from its Global Entrepreneur Indicator research project. In its seventh year, the Global Entrepreneur Indicator (GEI) is a twice-yearly gauge of the near-term global economic outlook that delivers data on job creation, profit outlook and access to capital, among other key metrics. The Entrepreneurs’ Organization’s September …
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GEM 2016/2017 Women’s Entrepreneurship Report

Female entrepreneurship continues on upward trend globally. Latest research shows that women’s entrepreneurial activity is up 10%, closing the gender gap by 5% since 2014. In the past year, 163 million women were starting businesses across 74 economies worldwide, while 111 million were running established businesses. Among the 63 economies surveyed in both this and …
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Persistent Heterogeneity of R&D Intensities within Sectors: Evidence and Policy Implications

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission has recently launched the following Working Paper: Persistent heterogeneity of R&D intensities within sectors: Evidence and policy implications, by Alex Coad. Do firms in the same sector converge towards the same R&D intensities? Previous research has often assumed this to be true. A closer examination, using microdata …
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GEM Spain 2016 Report

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor is the most important global entrepreneurship network whose mission is to make information on global entrepreneurship available to the widest possible audience. Thanks to this report institutions and individuals concerned with entrepreneurship in Spain have access to quality information and indicators that can support business creation. Spain’s GEM Association, with the …
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Unlocking the Potential of Youth Entrepreneurship in Developing Countries

Demographic pressure and the youth bulge in the developing world pose a major employment challenge. This situation is exacerbated by insufficient job creation, scarce formal wage employment opportunities and vulnerability in the workplace. For these reasons, fostering youth entrepreneurship has gained importance in the global and national development policy agenda. This report aims to contribute …
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EY Entrepreneur of the Year 2017

Murad Al-Katib, President and CEO of Saskatchewan-based AGT Food and Ingredients Inc. (Canada), was named EY World Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 at an awards ceremony held last week in Monaco’s Salle des Etoiles. He was picked from among the 59 country winners from 49 countries vying for the title. Murad started AGT Food and …
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