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  • 28-January-2008


    Defining Entrepreneurial Activity: Definitions Supporting Frameworks for Data Collection

    Statistics Working Paper N. 23 - 2008/1 - This paper sets out definitions of the entrepreneur, entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial activity for the purpose of supporting the development of related indicators. The paper recognises the long history in this area and the contention and differences that have existed, and that continue to exist, between academics who have confronted this issue over the last two centuries. It deliberately

  • 28-January-2008


    A Framework for Addressing and Measuring Entrepreneurship

    Statistics Working Paper N. 24 - 2008/2 - In recent years entrepreneurship has become a buzzword that‘s entered the mainstream. Politicians continuously cite its importance and the need to create more entrepreneurial societies, and newspapers and television programmes frequently create themes around successful entrepreneurs. But, the pursuit and development of policies related to entrepreneurship are often hampered by the limited,

  • 21-November-2007


    Third Meeting of the OECD Entrepreneurship Indicators Steering Group, Paris, 20 November 2007

    The third meeting of the OECD Entrepreneurship Indicators Steering Group has been held in Paris on 20 November 2007.

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  • 20-November-2007


    The OECD Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme: Workshop on the Measurement of High-Growth Enterprises, 19 November 2007, Paris

    The primary purpose of this workshop was for countries to share experiences in the measurement of high-growth.

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  • 8-November-2007

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    OECD Entrepreneurship Indicators Steering Group, 2nd meeting, 25 -26 June 2007, Istanbul, Turkey

    The second Entrepreneurship Indicators Steering Group Meeting was held in Istanbul, on the 25-26 of June 2007, back-to-back with the second OECD's World Forum on Statistics, Knowledge and Policy. The meeting mainly focused on the recent developments of the Entrepreneurship Indicators Project, providing the group members with updates on current activities and the work of the Task Force and the OECD/ Eurostat Manual Drafting Group. In

  • 7-August-2007


    Revisions Analysis Database for the Index of Industrial Production

    OECD Revisions Analysis Database for the Index of Industrial Production.

  • 29-May-2007


    OECD Structural Business Statistics Expert Meeting – Paris, 10-11 May 2007

    A number of themes will be focused on at this second meeting of the OECD's SBS Expert Meeting. Key amongst these is the continuing development of indicators that further our understanding of Entrepreneurship Indicators, an area of growing policy interest.

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  • 11-May-2007

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    Compilation manual for an index of service production

    The OECD Compilation Manual for Index of Services Production contains guidelines and methodologies to measure short-term production activities of the services sector by national agencies and international organisations. The Manual fills a gap in existing international statistical standards for guidelines and recommendations on the compilation of output indicators for the services sector of OECD Member countries. This Manual

  • 23-February-2007


    Perspective: OECD High-Growth Enterprises and Gazelles

    One of the key interests in entrepreneurship related studies and those related to economic performance is the growth potential of enterprises. Policy makers, for obvious reasons, have a clear interest in creating the economic, cultural, fiscal, political and administrative conditions that foster the development of high growth enterprises.

  • 14-December-2006


    Entrepreneurship Indicators Project (EIP), 5th-6th December 2006

    The first OECD’s Entrepreneurship Indicators Steering Group Seminar, to take place in Roma, Italy, at the ISTAT Office, will bring together experts in the field of entrepreneurship research, policy and statistics in order to further the work of an internationally comparable system of indicators to be developed by the OECD. The meeting will focus on sources of data, data requirements and the activities to be undertaken to develop a

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