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United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

Region: Asia

Classification of economies by geographic region is based on that of the United Nations Statistics Division.

Innovation-Driven Economy

Classification of economies by economic development level is based on the phases set out by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in its Global Competitiveness Report. More info

Population: 9.6 million
GDP: $345.5 billion
GDP Per Capita: $36,060

United Arab Emirates Reports

Report information
  • Year of publication: 2013
  • Category: National Reports
  • Language: English
  • Upload date: 2015-03-27

  • This report examines key aspects of entrepreneurship among Emiratis measuring their attitudes, activities, and aspirations. It reveals that Emiratis have positive attitudes towards entrepreneurship with nearly 80 per cent perceiving entrepreneurship as a good career choice and 60 per cent seeing good opportunities to start a new venture in the short term. However, only 50 per cent believe that they have the necessary skills and knowledge to start a business.

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GEM UAE - Entrepreneurship - An Emirati Perspective
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GEM UAE 2009 Report
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GEM UAE 2006 Report