FULL LIST OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP

WHAT’S DISTINCTIVE ABOUT GROWTH-ORIENTED ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES?

University of Texas at San Antonio, The Johns Hopkins University, University of Texas at San Antonio, International Finance Corporation, George Mason University

Entrepreneurship in emerging markets is distinctive from that practiced in more developed countries. Better understanding these distinctions is critical to private sector development in developing countries. Of particular interest are new and growth-oriented enterprises, which have a greater capacity to create sustainable economic growth than microenterprises or long-established SMEs with limited growth prospects.

Resource Type: 
Article

Competition Launch: What's Working?

YEN Marketplace, Making Cents International

Youth employment is now a priority in most regions of the world. There is growing focus and investment on youth employment programs, but at the moment there is limited evidence on what works, which leads to low impact and wasted resources. According to the World Bank, as much as 40% of youth employment projects have no impact on labour market outcomes for youth.

European Network of Mentors for Women Entrepreneurs in Macedonia

Organization(s)/Affiliation(s): 
Business Start-Up Center Bitola (Business Incubator)

A program of mentorship to female entreprenurs.

The Jobs Knowledge Platform Launches Youth Employment Videos

Jobs Knowledge Platform, World Bank

Young people from around the world share their thoughts on what a job means to them, and how they would alleviate youth unemployment.

Liberia Upgrading Nutrition and Child Health (LAUNCH)

Organization(s)/Affiliation(s): 
ACDI/VOCA

An integrated approach to improving food security

Call for Resources: AIYD Resource Library

Alliance for International Youth Development

The Alliance for International Youth Development (AIYD) is please to announce the upcoming launch of its brand new website. Available to members and non-members, AIYD wants your reports, policy papers, and guides for youth development to be featured in AIYD’s online Resource Library!

Contact us to share your tools.

Youth Enterprise Development

Organization(s)/Affiliation(s): 
Vision Consulting Africa

We create an entrepreneurial culture among youth through various initiatives, a culture that encourages development and growth in all aspects of a young person’s life.

Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education. State of Entrepreneurship Education 2012

Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education

To honor the 6th annual celebration of National Entrepreneurship Week, the host (The Consortium for Entrepreneurship Education) conducted a survey of U.S. state education leaders to determine “the state of entrepreneurship education” in 2012. The goal was to explore where each state stands on providing entrepreneurial experiences with emphasis on K-12 programs. This report shares the findings.

Resource Type: 
Report

Innovations for Poverty Action and the Citi Foundation Launch Fund to Create Evidence on Financial Capability

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) and the Citi Foundation

Innovations for Poverty Action and the Citi Foundation Launch Fund to Create Evidence on Financial Capability

Citi IPA Financial Capability Research Fund

Closing Date:

Oct 19, 2012

Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) and the Citi Foundation invite Expressions of Interest (EOI) submissions from teams of researchers and practitioners to conduct rigorous research on product design, incentives and product-linked financial education interventions aimed at improving the way low- to moderate-income individuals manage their money.  EOI applications are due Friday, October 19, 2012 by 11:59pm Eastern Daylight Time.

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