Global entrepreneurship and institutions: an introduction

Jonathan Levie, Erkko Autio, Zoltan Acs, Mark Hart

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This article is an introduction to the special issue from the 4th Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Research Conference held at Imperial College Business School, London, in 2010. The article has two objectives. The first is to summarize the history of the GEM consortium, some of the contributions that it has delivered, and some challenges and opportunities ahead. The second is to present a summary of the papers in the context of the utility of GEM data in comparative entrepreneurship research.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)437-444
Number of pages8
JournalSmall Business Economics
Issue number3
Early online date15 Oct 2013
Publication statusPublished - 31 Mar 2014

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  • entrepreneurship
  • economic development
  • institutions
  • public policy


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