United Arab Emirates

Innovation-Driven Economy
Population: 9.6 million
GDP: $345.5 billion
GDP Per Capita: $36,060
SME Contribution to GDP: 30%

United Arab Emirates Reports

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  • Year of publication: 2013
  • Category: National Reports
  • Language: English
  • Upload date: 2015-03-27

  • This report examines key aspects of entrepreneurship among Emiratis measuring their attitudes, activities, and aspirations. It reveals that Emiratis have positive attitudes towards entrepreneurship with nearly 80 per cent perceiving entrepreneurship as a good career choice and 60 per cent seeing good opportunities to start a new venture in the short term. However, only 50 per cent believe that they have the necessary skills and knowledge to start a business.

  • URL: http://gemconsortium.org/report/48594
GEM UAE - Entrepreneurship - An Emirati Perspective
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