GEDI Index

The Global Entrepreneurship & Development Index was created to provide a more complete understanding of economic development by capturing the contextual nature of business formation, expansion, and growth.  It is based on analysis of comprehensive data sets from more than 120 countries that marshal information about the “3A’s” of development: entrepreneurial attitudes, aspirations, and activity.

2014 GEDI Results


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2013 GEDI full country rankings

Country specific excerpts can be found at the GMU CEPP site.

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Global Entrepreneurship & Development Index

Zoltan J. Acs & Laszlo Szerb

Edward Elgar Publishing 2011



“Here is a volume packed with important information on entrepreneurship and management subjects critical for the growth of the world’s economies. Its authors are clear leaders in knowledge about entrepreneurship and its key role in the economy. They provide extensive, relevant, and highly illuminating data on a profusion of countries, organized so as to facilitate their use by others. Those who operate in the international arena will be particularly grateful for this work.”

-William Baumol, New York University