Entrepreneurship: an engine for job creation and inclusive growth in the Arab world

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Author: Momani, Bessma

Abstract:

This policy briefing examines how regional entrepreneurship initiatives can help Arab countries achieve the [Sustainable Development Goal] SDG of inclusive growth and explores existing political, economic, and socio-cultural challenges such initiatives currently face. It argues that policy improvements - particularly when it comes to regulation, finance, education, 'intrapreneurship', and regional integration - must be implemented in order to both promote greater entrepreneurship and sustain an inclusive economic environment.

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Subjects: Policy; Industry; Employment; Equity; Sustainability; Economics; Culture and society

Keywords: Entrepreneurship; Small business; Small and medium enterprise; Self employment; Employment creation; Employment opportunity; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: Arab countries; Middle East; Africa

Published: Dohar, Qatar: Brookings Doha Center, 2017

Physical description: 10 p.

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https://www.brookings.edu/research/entrepreneurship-an-engine-for-job-creation-and-inclusive-growth-in-the-arab-world/

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 128.286

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