• NAME OF RESEARCH

    Emergence of Entrepreneurship in Georgia

  • NAME OF AUTHOR

    Economic Policy Research Center (EPRC )

  • CATEGORY

    Entrepreneurship & SME

  • YEAR

    2014-05-15

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The purpose of this study is to capture the emergence and evolution of entrepreneurship in Georgia through a longi- tudinal research study and make observations on the subject over a particular period of time. Within the scope of the study the round of interviews was conducted in July 2013, altogether 600 self-employed (350), micro and small enterprises (250) were questioned, in three different regions of Georgia (including the capital Tbilisi). The second round of interviews took place in March 2014, 14 individuals from each group could no longer participate in the study due to various reasons. In 7 of the cases for self-employed, the interviewer was unable to contact the person, while in 6 of the cases for micro and small enterprises, the stopped business activity was the reason.