Restructuring for Resilience: Europe Post COVID-19

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Restructuring for Resilience: Europe Post COVID-19 Monday, June 15, 2020 How can Europe Restructure to overcome COVID-19? As the peak day approaches on April 19th, Europe begins to look past the immediate health demands to find that the small and medium enterprises (SMEs) that compose their societies are struggling. The continental balance now interacts between […]

An Analysis and Comparison of the Brazilian and Canadian Economies

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An Analysis and Comparison of the Brazilian and Canadian Economies Monday, May 25, 2020 What are the differences between these economic policy roadmaps? 2019 saw both the introduction of new entrepreneurial polices in Brazil as well as the successful continuation of recently enacted reforms. For example, the country’s labour reform bills, effective since November 2017, […]

An Analysis and Comparison of the Armenian and Australian Economies

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An Analysis and Comparison of the Armenian and Australian Economies Monday, May 18, 2020 What are the differences between these economic policy roadmaps? Armenia implemented several reforms related to entrepreneurship during 2019. One key change was the adoption of a tax reform package, which will be enacted in January 2020. A major component of this […]

Humane Entrepreneurship in Practice

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Humane Entrepreneurship in Practice Sunday, May 24, 2020, By Dr. Ayman El Tarabishy As the world retreats inward, both business practices and consumer habits have significantly shifted. Consumers are starting to recognize the value of being able to expend their resources while concurrently awakening to the troubles that small businesses globally face. As for businesses, many […]

JICSB Special Issue: Sustainable Entrepreneurship

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JICSB Special Issue: Sustainable Entrepreneurship Thursday, May 21 2020, Edited by Analia Pastran, Chantal Line Carpentier, Adnane Maalaoui General Overview The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by the United Nations in 2015, addresses the most pressing challenges of our time, such as climate change and COVID-19, social injustice, human rights, and economic growth. Incorporating the sustainable […]

Small matters: Who is providing jobs in sectors at risk from COVID-19?

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Small matters: Who is providing jobs in sectors at risk from COVID-19? Thursday, May, 21, 2020 Written by The International Labour Organization Small enterprises are incredibly important. ILO’s 2019 Small Matters  report showed that own-account workers and micro-enterprises alone (the smallest economic units) provide more than half of global employment. This infographic highlights the own-account workers, micro-enterprises and […]

Small Matters More Now Than Ever Before

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Small Matters More Now Than Ever Before Thursday, May 21, 2020  Written By Dragan Radic, Head, ILO Small and Medium Enterprises Unit I have many friends who run their own small businesses, in Europe, Australia, and Asia. They include dental clinics, restaurants, small travel agencies, and manufacturing businesses. All have been forced to close. Their workers […]