29 Jul

GEM in comparison with other studies of entrepreneurship

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GEM is not the only study on entrepreneurship in the world – other big surveys are the OECD/ Kauffman Entrepreneurship Indicators Program, the World Bank Global Entrepreneurship Survey; and the Eurobarometer Survey on Entrepreneurship.

The main advantages of GEM are that the purpose-build surveys are annual and global, which makes the data comparable. This is priceless when one monitors and analyses tendencies according to the type of economic development. The GEM methodology also allows countries to partner up and share and adapt best practices.

What makes the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor unique?

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08 Jul

Introduction to GEM

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The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor began in 1999 as a joint project between Babson College (USA) and London Business School (UK).

GEM is the largest regular study of the dynamics of the entrepreneurship, whose data and analyses are used by international, regional and national organisations including the European Commission.  GEM is the richest resource of information on the subject, publishing a range of global, national and ‘special topic’ reports on an annual basis.

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