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GEM 2012 Sub-Saharan Africa Regional Report

Sub-Saharan Africa is in the midst of an entrepreneurial revolution that is invigorating the region with new opportunities, increased employment and a robust rise in gross domestic product to one of the highest in the world. The GEM 2012 Sub-Saharan…

GEM Special Report on Entrepreneurial Employee Activity

Entrepreneurship is often expected to have a positive effect on economic progress through its stimulating influence on innovation, competition and industry dynamics. At the same time, entrepreneurship is a multi-dimensional concept, involving many different actors and several levels of analysis.…

GEM YBI Youth Report: The state of global youth entrepreneurship

This first youth GEM report provides unique insight into the state of youth entrepreneurship globally: how aspirations, attitudes and activities with respect to starting a business compare among youth and adult populations in 69 countries.

GEM 2012 Women's Report

In 2012, an estimated 126 million women were starting or running new businesses in 67 economies around the world. In addition, an estimated 98 million were running established businesses. These women are not only creating jobs for themselves and their…

GEM Manual: Design, Data and Quality Control

The main purpose of this manual is to provide inexperienced users of GEM data, the academic community and other stakeholders in the field of economics and development with relevant details on how GEM has emerged, how GEM data is collected…

GEM 2010 Womens Report

The purpose of the GEM Women’s report is to examine women entrepreneurs around the world. The report seeks to understand differences in the frequency and nature of women’s entrepreneurship, and makes comparisons with men across various societies. The goal of…

GEM Report on Social Entrepreneurship - Executive Summary

The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM)’s Social Entrepreneurship Activity research is based on interviews with 150,000 adults in 49 countries during 2009. We find that the percentage of the population that is explicit about its involvement in social activities varies considerably…

GEM Endeavor 2011 High Impact Entrepreneurship Report

There is growing evidence that certain types of entrepreneurs matter more than others when it comes to fostering long-term economic growth. “High-Impact Entrepreneurs” are the individuals that launch and lead companies with above average impact in terms of job creation,…

GEM Special Report on Education and Training

In 2008 the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor set out to investigate the prevalence and sources of entrepreneurship education and training, and the effect of this training on starting a business. Thirty-eight national teams participated in this study, adding specialized questions to…

GEM Special Report on Education and Training: Spanish

El año 2008, el Proyecto Global Entrepreneurship Monitor, ha hecho realidad su intención de investigar la prevalencia y fuentes de educación y formación emprendedora, así como el efecto de esta formación en el proceso de puesta en marcha de un…


 

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