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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: glance, entrepreneurship
Number of Pages: 120
Published: 2011-06-01
ISBN-10: 9264095764
ISBN-13: 9789264095762

Entrepreneurship at a Glance is a new, recurrent publication that presents an original collection of indicators for measuring the state of entrepreneurship along with explanations of the policy context and interpretation of the data. This publication also includes special chapters that address measurement issues, and solutions, concerning entrepreneurship and its determinants. In this first issue the special topics covered are: business demography and green entrepreneurs. This new publication is a product of the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme, which is a long-term program
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: issues, policies, key, poland, entrepreneurship, smes
Number of Pages: 228
Published: 2010-07-30
ISBN-10: 9264081860
ISBN-13: 9789264081864

The rapid growth of entrepreneurship and small firms has been one of the greatest successes in post-Communist transformation in Poland. SMEs have greatly contributed to employment, investment and value added in the Polish economy. However, key barriers to further growth remain in the business environment for SMEs and entrepreneurs. This book sets out the current SME and entrepreneurship climate, reviews SME and entrepreneurship issues and policies at national and local levels, and provides observations and recommendations for improving and supporting entrepreneurship and SMEs in Poland. Relate
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: glance, entrepreneurship
Number of Pages: 116
Published: 2011-05-26
ISBN-10: 9264097716
ISBN-13: 9789264097711

Entrepreneurship at a Glance is a new, recurrent publication that presents an original collection of indicators for measuring the state of entrepreneurship along with explanations of the policy context and interpretation of the data. This publication also includes special chapters that address measurement issues, and solutions, concerning entrepreneurship and its determinants. In this first issue the special topics covered are: business demography, green entrepreneurs and angel capital. This new publication is a product of the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme, which is a lo
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: regeneration, urban, catalyst, entrepreneurship
Number of Pages: 336
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 9264017313
ISBN-13: 9789264017313

Entrepreneurship and urban regeneration policy have traditionally been treated as separate fields. This volume is one of the first to focus explicitly on the links between the two, examining how policy can help regenerate inner cities and other areas of urban distress by stimulating entrepreneurship.  It sets out recent policy developments in North American and European cities in:  Financing entrepreneurship. Providing advice, training and mentoring to entrepreneurs. Using special zones and area-based policies to grow new and small firms. Supporting social enterprises. This book presents a
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Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: entrepreneurship, smes, innovation, studies, oecd
Number of Pages: 226
Published: 2010-05-20
ISBN-10: 926408035X
ISBN-13: 9789264080355

Small firms are playing an ever-increasing role in innovation, driven by changes in technologies and markets. Some spin-offs and high growth firms are having remarkable success. However, the broad bulk of small firms are not capitalising on their advantages. This book explores how government policy can boost innovation by improving the environment for entrepreneurship and small firm development and increasing the innovative capacities of enterprises. Policy findings and recommendations are presented in three key areas: embedding firms in knowledge flows; developing entrepreneurship skills; and
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Author: Jonathan Graham Potter
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: education, higher, entrepreneurship
Number of Pages: 339
Published: 2008-10
ISBN-10: 9264044094
ISBN-13: 9789264044098

Stimulating innovative and growth-oriented entrepreneurship is a key economic and societal challenge to which universities and colleges have much to contribute. This book examines the role that higher education institutions are currently playing through teaching entrepreneurship and transferring knowledge and innovation to enterprises and discusses how they should develop this role in the future. The key issues, approaches and trends are analysed and compared across a range of countries, from the experiences of the most entrepreneurial universities in North America to advanced European models
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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: innovation, entrepreneurship, smes
Number of Pages: 229
Published: 2010-05-30
ISBN-10: 9264080317
ISBN-13: 9789264080317

Small firms are playing an ever-increasing role in innovation, driven by changes in technologies and markets. Some spin-offs and high growth firms are having remarkable success. However, the broad bulk of small firms are not capitalising on their advantages. This book looks at how government policy can boost innovation by improving the environment for entrepreneurship and small firm development and increasing the innovative capacities of enterprises. Policy findings and recommendations are presented in three key areas: embedding firms in knowledge flows; developing entrepreneurship skills; and
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