The first OECD Conference on Women Entrepreneurs in SMEs in 1997 highlighted their contribution to innovation and job creation. Since that time, women's entrepreneurship has been burgeoning. Women entrepreneurs constitute a growing share of SME o...
By David B. Audretsch and Roy ThurikThis paper provides a link between the degree of entrepreneurial activity in a country and the growth performance.
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Ce document doit servir de point de départ aux débats des représentants des milieux d'affaires qui participeront à la table ronde consacrée aux PME des économies en transition et des pays en développement.
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Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are attracting increased attention in recognition of their economic role and their contribution to growth. SMEs represent over 95% of enterprises in most OECD countries, generate a substantial share of GD...
The Bologna charter on SME policies (adopted on 15 June 2000). Ministers and Representatives of governments of Algeria, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, ...
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This Compendium on the past, present and future activities in the area of SME issues and policies carried out by International and regional bodies, has been prepared by Professor Bernadette Madeuf (Université Paris X Nanterre) in co-operation ...
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What are the problems faced by SMEs in OECD countries and developing and transition economies in todayÂ’s globalising world? What are the framework conditions that influence SMEsÂ’ incentives and capacities to innovate? What is the optimal role of ...
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Fostering a regulatory environment which is conducive to the establishment and performance of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is a high policy priority in OECD countries. Regulatory reform for smaller firms should seek to correct market...
Proceedings of the OECD Conference on Women Entrepreneurs in Small and Medium Enterprises: A Major Force in Innovation and Job Creation, 16-18 April 1997.