An Overview of Entrepreneurship

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An Overview of Entrepreneurship Monday, May 11, 2020 What are the impacts entrepreneurship has on the world? The 2019/20 GEM Global Report has provided a wealth of detail on entrepreneurial attitudes, perceptions and activities across 50 economies in 2019. This detail is the product of over 150,000 survey responses, each within a large, nationally representative […]

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 […]

The Entrepreneurship Context

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The Entrepreneurship Context Monday, April 27, 2020 What are the constraints, supports and recommendations for new entrepreneurs? Previous chapters have detailed the rich tapestry of entrepreneurial activity across the globe in its many forms, shapes and sizes, by reporting the results of more than 150,000 nationally representative interviews in 50 economies. This level of detail […]

Exiting A Business

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Exiting A Business Monday, April 20, 2020 Reasons for Ending Involvement in a Business In any dynamic entrepreneurial society it is inevitable, in order to promote and benefit from entrepreneurship, that some of these ventures will fail. Few or no business exits may therefore indicate low startup activity. Moreover, perceptions about starting a business may […]

Demography is Not Destiny: Age, Gender and Entrepreneurial Activity

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Demography is Not Destiny: Age, Gender and Entrepreneurial Activity Monday, April 6, 2020 The Effects of Gender on Entrepreneurial Activity In each of the economies participating in the GEM research, the sample of adults interviewed in the Adult Population Survey (APS) is carefully structured to reflect the age, gender and locational distribution of the overall […]

Academic Enterprise and Regional Economic Growth Towards an Enterprising University

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Academic Enterprise and Regional Economic Growth Towards an Enterprising University Monday, March 30, 2020 The Role of Universities and Economic Development In this paper, we investigate the attempt by a large, post-1992 UK university to influence regional economic development by becoming a more enterprising institution. The pivotal role that universities play in the knowledge economy […]

Entrepreneurial Activity Across the Globe in 2019

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Entrepreneurial Activity Across the Globe in 2019 March, 16, 2020 Levels of Entrepreneurial Activity in 2019 This chapter reports on levels of entrepreneurial activity across the world. Economies differ considerably in terms of their engagement in entrepreneurial activities. Some of these differences reflect the way in which entrepreneurial activity manifests itself: in some economies there […]