Exercise 5.1

Take a look at two databases that are freely available and offer interesting data for entrepreneurship and innovation management researchers: Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS).

Give a brief (max 1 page) account on your impressions on one or bothof the databases. What kind of data is available? How is the data collected? What do you find interesting in the database?


If you are interested to learn more about databases, see for example: 

Wennberg, K. 2005. Entrepreneurship research through databases: Measurement and design issues. New England Journal of Entrepreneurship, 8(2), 9-19.

Available online: https://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/pdfplus/10.1108/NEJE-08-02-2005-B002