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Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2019: An OECD Scoreboard

Sufficient and affordable access to different sources of finance is crucial to allow SMEs and entrepreneurs to reach their full potential. The 8th edition of the OECD Scoreboard on SME and Entrepreneurship Finance report provides data from 46 countries around the world on debt finance, alternative finance instruments and financing conditions, as well as information …
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GEM 2018/19 Global Report

With its 2018 Adult Population Survey and National Expert Survey, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) has completed 20 years of entrepreneurship research in economies from a wide range of regions and economic development levels around the world. This 20th anniversary report profiles 49 economies with respect to demographics, their potential impact, the diversity of forms they …
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OECD report: Job Creation and Local Economic Development 2018

This third edition of OECD Job Creation and Local Economic Development examines the impact of technological progress on regional and local labour markets. It sheds light on widening regional gaps on job creation, workers education and skills, as well as inclusion in local economies. Drawing on new data, it examines the geographical distribution of the …
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Library Newsletter: Entrepreneurship

Enterprise is the core engine of economic growth. It’s broadly accepted that without enterprise and entrepreneurs there would be very little innovation, less productivity growth and even fewer new jobs being created. According to the management consultant and author John Hagel, entrepreneurs are people who see an opportunity to create value and are willing to …
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GEM Spain 2017-2018 Report

This year’s edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Spain provides the most up-to-date picture of the state of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Spain. The report was sponsored by The Santander International Entrepreneurship Centre (CISE), Spain’s Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Association, the Rafael del Pino Foundation, Banco Santander (via Santander Universities) and Spain’s National Innovation Enterprise. …
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Inward Greenfield FDI and Patterns of Job Polarization

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission has recently launched the following Working Paper: “Inward greenfield FDI and patterns of job polarization” by Sara Amoroso and Pietro Moncada-Paternò-Castello. The unprecedented growth in FDI in the last decades has caused drastic changes in the labour markets of the host countries. The major part of FDI …
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Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2018: An OECD Scoreboard

This annual publication provides information on debt, equity, asset-based finance, and conditions for SME and entrepreneurship finance, complemented by an overview of recent policy measures to support access to finance. By providing a solid evidence base, the report supports governments in their actions to foster SME access to finance and encourages a culture of policy …
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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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