Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) is the largest international research project in the area of entrepreneurship dissemination of knowledge on entrepreneurship and supporting the establishment of new firms. The initiative was launched in 1999 by Babson College of Boston and London Business School. In 2011, 54 countries worldwide were covered by GEM research (forming over 52% of the world population and 84% of the world GDP). Poland took part in the GEM project in 2004.
In 2011, Polish Agency for Enterprise Development, in cooperation with the University of Economics in Katowice, acceded to the project.
Numerous scientists all over the world use the GEM project, and in particular the data on entrepreneurship collected under the project. In 2012, the European Commission also expressed interest in GEM research by financing certain quantitative research and obtaining data for its own analyses.
2. Objectives, model and methodology of GEM
3. Results of the adult population survey (APS)
4. Determinants of entrepreneurship – results of national experts survey (NES)