Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2014

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This fourth edition of Entrepreneurship at a Glance presents an original collection of indicators for measuring the state of entrepreneurship and its determinants, produced by the OECD-Eurostat Entrepreneurship Indicators Programme. The 2014 edition contains new indicators at the regional level, and a thematic chapter on innovation activities by firms of different size.

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Factors hampering innovation by enterprise size

Among firms that innovate, the lack of own funds and the high perceived costs of innovating are the two factors most cited as hampering innovation across all countries. The risks associated with uncertain demand for new product and process innovations, the presence of established enterprises dominating the market and the lack of external finance are also seen as important obstacles.

English Also available in: French


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