Οι παράγοντες που επηρεάζουν την ανάπτυξη της επιχειρηματικότητα σε χώρες της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης : οικονομική ανάλυση για τα έτη 1980-2011
Empirical factors related to the development of entrepreneurship in selected countries of the European Union : an economical analysis for the years 1980-2011
KeywordsΕπιχειρηματικότητα ; Χρηματοδότηση ; Ανάπτυξη ; Entrepreneurship ; Funding ; Development ; European Union
Ιt is beyond a doudt that due to the economic crisis the importance of various policies aimed to boosting entrepreneurship in Greece but in other European countries should not be underestimated. These policies are not only costs of resources but there are also series of institutional arrangements in order to develop equivalent entrepreneurship in European Union countries. Almost 4 out 10 Europeans are potential entrepreneurs.Various obstacles prevent them from choosing self-employment such as the fear of bankruptcy, the free-flowing capital and the risk of non-regular income. However, there are people who consider starting their own business, guided by the prospects of personal independence, better income and freedom to choose their own place and working time. As it is widely known that in last few years Europe is facing the most severe economic crisis. The issue of unemployment has become an enormous problem an almost all countries around the world. Europe, for instance, there are for the first time in the history more than 25 million unemployed. Despite this fact, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) have not yet managed to revert in the same levels before the crisis. The aim of this thesis is the study of the concepts of Finance and Development regarding entrepreneurship in the European Union as well as understanding of the different conditions prevailing in each country. This thesis includes the analysis related to the Literature Review of business funding over the years, all the relevant theories of Entrepreneurship and Finance, which are those sections that characterize them and finally the ecomomical analysis for the under study variables for 30 countries and 40 years.