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Why Entrepreneurship Education is So Important in Countries like Spain, and Around the World

By Donna Kelley, Babson College Professor of Entrepreneurship, Board Member and researcher, Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Though still considered a leading European financial and technological hub, Spain was not immune to the 2008 recession and its lasting effects. Entrepreneurship rates declined from 2008-2010, with only a slight uptick thereafter, and societal attitudes about the presence…

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Why Miami? A Look at Entrepreneurship in the Region with Babson College Professor Donna Kelley

Last year, Babson College expanded to Miami, Florida with three graduate programs—including the Blended Learning MBA, ranked No. 1 for alumni earnings and top 10 worldwide by Financial Times (FT),The Princeton Review, and Entrepreneur magazine. The expansion builds on the ongoing success of Babson’s Women Innovating Now (WIN) Lab® Miami, and Babson’s growing, powerful network of 5,000 alumni…

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Entrepreneurship and its Potential in Miami

Guest post by Babson College Professor Donna Kelley, co-author of the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) U.S. Report Miami is booming with startups. According to the most recent United States Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) survey—22 percent of working age adults in Miami are starting or running new businesses, compared to the national average of 12.6…

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Andrew Corbett, Top-Ranked Entrepreneurship Research Scholar, Appointed Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies

Babson College Chair of the Entrepreneurship Division, Andrew Corbett, has now also been named the Paul T. Babson Professor of Entrepreneurial Studies. The Professorship honors the memory of Roger Babson’s cousin, Paul Babson, who was a graduate of the University of Nebraska, lived in Boston, and was a trustee and loyal benefactor of the College.…

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Demystifying the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor

Dr. Donna Kelley is a professor of entrepreneurship at Babson and serves as the Frederic C. Hamilton Chair of Free Enterprise. Her research in global entrepreneurship has been published in journals including Journal of Business Venturing, Entrepreneurship: Theory & Practice, and Journal of Product Innovation Management. She sat down with me to discuss her extensive…

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Entrepreneurship Faculty Profile: Donna Kelley

Donna Kelley is a legend at Babson. Not only has she taught hundreds of students all around the world, but her role at the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) has helped bring Babson to the forefront of entrepreneurship research. Professor Kelley recently shared what makes Babson special and how entrepreneurs can create value in society. What…

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Global Entrepreneurial Activity In 2009

The release of the GEM 2009 report was much anticipated. The 2008 data was collected in the early summer of that year, before the recession started to dominate the front pages of newspapers across the globe. The 2008 data didn’t show declines in entrepreneurial activity in general across the dataset of 43 countries, although fewer…

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