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UNCTAD: World Investment Report 2020

Global flows of foreign direct investment (FDI) will be under severe pressure this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. These vital resources are expected to fall sharply from 2019 levels of $1.5 trillion, dropping well below the trough reached during the global financial crisis and undoing the already lackluster growth in international investment …
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Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs 2020: An OECD Scoreboard

Sufficient and affordable access to different sources of finance is crucial to enable SMEs and entrepreneurs to contribute to inclusive growth. The 9th edition of the OECD Scoreboard on Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs provides data from 48 countries around the world on SME lending, alternative finance instruments and financing conditions, as well as information on …
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Corporate Venturing: Insights for European Leaders in Government, University and Industry

The Corporate Venturing concept has grown substantially over the past few years, with Airbus Ventures, AT&T Foundry, BMW Garage, Disney Accelerator, Shell Ventures, Tencent WeStart and Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator being just a few examples of venturing arms recently created by major companies. Indeed, in just 5 years, there has been a 42% increase of …
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New Product: FTSE Russell US on WRDS

The IESE Library now has access to FTSE Russell US through Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS). FTSE Russell is a leading global provider of benchmarks, analytics and data solutions for investors worldwide, giving a precise view of the markets relevant to any investment process. A comprehensive range of reliable and accurate indexes provides investors with …
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The 2019 EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard

The 2019 edition of the EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard (the Scoreboard) comprises the 2500 companies investing the largest sums in R&D in the world in 2018/19. These companies, based in 44 countries, each invested over €30 million in R&D for a total of €823.4bn which is approximately 90% of the world’s business-funded R&D. They …
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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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OECD Economic Outlook – Nov 2018

The OECD has just published its latest Economic Outlook. According to the report, global economic growth remains strong but has passed its recent peak and faces escalating risks including rising trade tensions and tightening financial conditions. Growth forecasts for next year have been revised down for most of the world’s major economies. Global GDP is …
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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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