This report examines the relationship between SMEs' management of intellectual assets, innovation and competitiveness.
The 2009 edition of the OECD Structural and Demographic Business Statistics has just been released. It provides information at a very detailed sectoral level including: turnover, value-added, production, operating surplus, employment, labour costs and investment to name but a few.
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A new report reviews the factors influencing entrepreneurship among immigrants and how different migration policies may help or hinder.
This report presents the results of the second round of empirical data collected under the Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme (EIP).
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This report reviews drivers of and barriers to internationalisation of SMEs and offers deeper understanding of the measures aimed at addressing top barriers.
The impact of the global crisis on SMEs and entrepreneurs’ access to finance and present strategies so far adopted by governments to deal with the problem is analysed in this report.
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The OECD Working Party on SMEs and Entrepreneurship carried out a study to provide guidelines for evaluating programs with the aim to strengthen the culture of evaluation within entrepreneurship education.
SMEs are suffering under the credit crunch, with banks demanding tougher loan terms while sales weaken and debtors delay payments. How can governments help? A Round Table organised under the auspices of the OECD to discuss possible policy options will take place on 26-27 March in Turin.
CFE Insight, a newsletter published by the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development (CFE). Topics covered relate to entrepreneurship, SMEs, local employment and local economic development, and tourism.
The OECD Bologna Process on SME & Entrepreneurship Policies is a significant milestone for small business and entrepreneurship policy making. A synopsis of the research and events which have followed on from the original SME Ministerial Conference in Bologna.