The primary aim of this project was to determine how online distribution is changing the environment for operating a creative micro-enterprise, and with it, the larger relationship between public and private spheres. A key research question was - what are the ‘self-making’ skills required to...
Greater migrant business ownership in regional Australia is desirable as they contribute to the vibrancy of the region and often have a strong desire to ‘give back’ to their communities.
Drawing on new survey data this report provides a profile of micro-businesses with 1-9 employees in Northern Ireland in comparison to UK regional, Irish and US benchmarks. The report provides the first evidence on levels of business ambition, resilience and digital adoption for this group...
This paper explores some of the key factors that are impacting on Indigenous business development, including issues about the economics of discrimination and remoteness. The paper also outlines policy implications that arise from the analysis.
This paper addresses two questions: what characteristics are associated with entrepreneurship (starting a self-employed business); and which sorts of entrepreneurs are more successful (create jobs)?
Small business and entrepreneurship is the life blood of a dynamic and growing economy. Newer, smaller businesses can inject innovative ideas and challenge outdated methods. This report investigates the impact of Australia’s falling rate of entrepreneurship on the business structure.
Drawing on insights from the United States' experience, this paper assesses the cultural challenge of embracing failure constructively.
This working paper explores the experiences of refugee entrepreneurs in Australia and reviews the policies and programs designed to assist refugee entrepreneurs in Australia and other countries.
Using a large firm-level dataset covering the years 2002 to 2015, this paper explores the dynamics of entrepreneurship in Australia and their evolution over time.
This report is a data-led guide to the state of small business in the UK, examining local-authority level characteristics of SME growth, productivity and other factors.
This report explores the concept of entrepreneurialism in the twenty-first century, noting particularly the challenges implicit in the implementation of entrepreneurial practices, including teaching and learning for entrepreneurship, specifically for the vocational education and training (VET) system.
The purpose of this survey was to investigate how Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member libraries are supporting campus entrepreneurship, both inside and outside of the classroom.
Etsy is a global creative commerce platform that builds markets, services, and economic opportunities for creative entrepreneurs. Within Etsy markets, millions of people around the world connect, both online and offline, to make, sell, and buy unique goods. We believe that we’re creating a new...
The future of work offers a heady mixture of excitement and promise as new ways of working become embedded in the economy, along with the worry of how and if each of us can make our way in a rapidly changing work landscape.
For this episode, Andrew interviewed Major Mick Cook from the Australian Army.
In recent years the Army has withdrawn from deployments in Afghanistan, Timor-Leste and the Solomon Islands (but been sent back to Iraq). Its soldiers are having to learn lessons from past conflicts...
Australia's first Smart Specialisation Strategy (S3) is an integral part of RDA Hunter’s economic development agenda to advance the region’s innovation network and grow the Hunter’s international competitiveness. Smart specialisation is an OECD framework implemented widely across the European Union to deliver regional economic transformation...
Outlines the initiatives being introduced as part of the Australian Government's National Innovation and Science Agenda.
There has never been a more exciting time to be an Australian.
Advances in technology are transforming just about every part of our...
The Australasian Open Access Strategy Group and Creative Commons Australia welcome the new initiatives in the government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda.
In a modern world both publications and the data underlying them are equally important parts of research and their value and potential...
The Turnbull Government’s National Innovation and Science Agenda (NISA) contains a number of significant reforms which will assist businesses by encouraging entrepreneurship and innovation, Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer, the Hon Kelly O'Dwyer MP said.
The Government will:introduce a safe...
By finding new ways of creating, delivering and capturing value, visionary entrepreneurs are important game-changers who defy old business models, rewrite the rules, and define new traditions in their industries. This is essential for Australia in the post mining boom economy where economic progress will...