The missing entrepreneurs - Policies for Inclusive Entrepreneurship


The OECD and the European Commission have prepared a publication on policies for inclusive entrepreneurship and its benefit for society.

The Missing Entrepreneurs 2017 is the fourth edition in a series of publications that examine how public policies at national, regional and local levels can support job creation, economic growth and social inclusion by overcoming obstacles to business start-ups and self-employment by people from disadvantaged or under-represented groups in entrepreneurship. It shows that there is substantial potential to combat unemployment and increase labour market participation by facilitating business creation in populations such as women, youth, the unemployed, and migrants. However, the specific problems they face need to be recognised and addressed with effective and efficient policy measures.

For more information and downloading the publication, please visit:


On the left side, you will find a link to our publication from 2017 on the role of cities in promoting social entrepreneurship. 

EUROCITIES staff contact

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